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Supporting Muslim Students & Families: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

Join your colleagues April 5 in Bridgeport for a workshop on Supporting Muslim Students and Families: What Every Teacher Needs to Know.

In this interactive workshop participants will hear from experts and students, work with case studies, and interact with panelists in order to:

  • understand the basics of Islam,
  • understand the impact of the current societal climate on Muslim children, and
  • discuss how to foster meaningful connections and trust between students, families, and schools.

The workshop will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue, University Hall Activity Room, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Admission is free, however space is limited.

Click here to register.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. M. Saud Anwar, founder and co-chair of the American Muslim Peace Initiative
  • Shazia Chaudhry, co-facilitator of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Muslim-Jewish Dialogue Group
  • Marji Lipshez-Shapiro, Senior Associate Director of the ADL
  • Muslim high school students and parents
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