We cordially invite faith leaders from all churches, mosques, synagogues and temples as well as civic, education and community leaders to join Aneelah Afzali (MAPS AMEN) and Pastor Terry Kyllo (Neighbors in Faith) for an overview of the Islamophobia industry, the threat it poses to our nation and civil liberties, and what we can do about it together. This event will include time for Q & A and interaction with faith, political and education leaders in your area.
Aneelah Afzali, Esq. is Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network (AMEN), a new initiative of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound - MAPS), a governing board member of the Faith Action Network, and on the Steering Committee of the WA Immigrant Solidarity Network. Aneelah graduated from the University of Oregon Honors College, and was named a Chayes International Service Fellow at Harvard Law School.
The Rev. Terry Kyllo is a pastor serving as the director of Neighbors in Faith an interfaith effort to recognize Muslims as neighbors and partners in building a more peaceful world, authorized by the Episcopal and Lutheran churches in western Washington. Terry was the recipient of the Faith Action Network Interfaith Leadership Award in 2016, the Interfaith Leadership Award from the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in 2017, and the Sultan and Saint Peace award in 2017.
MAPS-AMEN (American Muslim Empowerment Network), Neighbors in Faith, The Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign, Faith Action Network, Council on American-Islamic Relations WA, Church Council of Greater Seattle, The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, The Northwest Washington Synod of the ELCA, The Southwestern Washington Synod of the ELCA & Pacific Northwest District of the United Church of Christ
Roadshow Dates and Cities:
Sept. 19 St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Longview
Oct. 10 St. Mark’s Lutheran Church by The Narrows, Tacoma
Oct. 18 Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle
Oct. 18 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Seattle
Oct. 20 SKY Urban Empowerment & Transformation Center, Renton
Oct. 24 Trinity Lutheran Church, Everett
Oct. 24 Edmonds Lutheran Church, Edmonds/Lynnwood
Oct. 26 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Olympia
Nov. 9 First Lutheran Community Church,Port Orchard
Nov. 13, St. Paul’s Episcopal, Mount Vernon
Nov. 16 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Vancouver External Event Url
415 S 18th St, Mount Vernon, WA, United States