Ever since 9/11, American Muslims have struggled with whether they should stay under the radar or assert their identity. Despite the discrimination that has risen to the surface since that terrible day, their ranks in the U.S. have grown substantially, and there are twice as many mosques operating today as there were in 2000. Yet the majority of those new sanctuaries have burrowed into existing buildings – former churches, synagogues, movie theaters, and storefronts.
This workshop, the first CAIR Massachusetts Ambassadors program event, will train community members to write Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to pitch to their local papers. Hosted by the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.