Citizens Act Locally to Support Muslim Neighbors

September 20, 2001

Source: The San Jose Mercury News

On September 20, 2001, The San Jose Mercury News featured the article: "Volunteers set up escorts for those in fear: Bodyguards offer to walk with kids, protect mosques." The article stated, "Bay Area Muslims and residents of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent are reporting so much hostility since last week's attacks that volunteers are matching bodyguards with schoolchildren and shop owners."