MERI June 15th Islamophobia Forum

Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia (MERI) organized a forum titled “Challenging Racism and Islamophobia” on June 15 at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh.

This event was organized by:

Muslims for Social Justice
Jewish Voice for Peace – North Carolina
Black Workers for Justice
Abrahamic Initiative on the Middle East 
NC Justice Center
Methodist Federation for Social Action – NC Chapter – MFSA NCC
Peace Committee of Chapel Hill Friends 
The event was co-sponsored by:
North Carolina Council of Churches
Congregations for Social Justice
Chapel Hill Friends Meeting
Muslim American Public Affairs Council
Coalition for Peace with Justice
Fr. Charlie Mulholland Catholic Worker House
Quaker House of Fayetteville NC
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, NC
Durham Solidarity Center
North Carolina Stop Torture Now
Balance and Accuracy in Journalism (Chapel Hill)
Southerners on New Ground
Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Raleigh Friends Meeting
Speakers and presenters included:
Manzoor Cheema (Muslims for Social Justice)
Shafeah M’Balia (Black Workers for Justice)
Beth Bruch (Jewish Voice for Peace – NC)
Ajamuito Dillahunt (Black Workers for Justice, NC HEAT)
Naveed Moeed (Muslims for Social Justice, Chapel Hill Friends Meeting)
Martha Hernandez
Felicia Arriaga

Check coverage of this forum by North Carolina Council of Churches.
By Aleta Payne. Deputy Executive Director of NC Council of Churches.
June 19, 2015.

Here are pictures from the event.