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Saturday, November 28 • 6:15pm - 7:30pm
The 2016 Election Cycle: What is our Role and Where do We Stand?

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We’re in the height of the primary season, leading up to next year’s presidential and general elections. And as usual, the presidential candidates are outdoing each other professing their love and support of Israel. We’ve also heard a lot of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric. Where do we fit in? As voters, can we make a difference? How can we affect the election and not only be affected by its results?

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Nihad Awad

Nihad Awad is the executive director and co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest non-profit Muslim civil rights organization in the United States. Mr. Awad has also conducted more than 100 public relations and media training seminars nationwide... Read More →
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Dr. Hatem Bazian

Dr. Hatem Bazian is the chairman of the American Muslims for Palestine. He is also a senior lecturer in the departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian is the co-founder of the first chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine... Read More →
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Oussama Jammal

Oussama Jammal is the secretary general of the US Council of Muslim Organizations, a national coalition of several national organizations. He is also the director of the Muslim American Society - Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, an organization dedicated to empowering the Muslim... Read More →
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The Rev. Donald Wagner

The Reverend Donald Wagner is the national program director for Friends of Sabeel North America. He was the co-founder and director of Evangelicals for Middle East Understanding and previously served Presbyterian churches in New Jersey and Evanston, IL, where he resides. He has led... Read More →

Saturday November 28, 2015 6:15pm - 7:30pm CST
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