The event is open to all youth in 6th-12th grade. The workshop will be facilitated by Aneelah Afzali from MAPS-AMEN (American Muslim Empowerment Network), staff from Kids4Peace, and other interfaith and media leaders.
This four-hour workshop will empower youth with the tools to speak out publicly against Islamophobia, with a particular emphasis on using media to tell positive personal stories.
Hour 1. Introductions; sharing of concerns about the current climate in the US; background on rise of Islamophobia in the US; the importance of speaking up and using media to tell our stories
Hour 2. Media training workshop -- Learn how to write an effective letter to the editor or op-ed; work with mentors to write your story to combat Islamophobia
Hour 3. Sharing of personal stories; debrief; committing to next steps
Hour 4. The event will conclude with a youth press conference to share the experience with local media.
Questions? Please contact Aneelah Afzali at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jordan Goldwarg at email@example.com.
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17550 NE 67th Ct, Redmond, WA, United States