“Let’s Counter Islamophobia through Stories”

REGISTER HERE to join this FREE, online, community conversation on TUESDAY, August 22nd at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.

Why We Gather. Given the current deeply divisive political environment in the US and the threats many racial and ethnic minority communities face, it is important to educate children early about cultural and religious diversity and break down entrenched stereotypes. Join this EmbraceRace community conversation with Gauri and Sadaf from KitaabWorld. They’ll share their “Counter Islamophobia Through Stories” campaign, a campaign that provides a framework and booklists to facilitate a positive representation of Muslims for all children.

We invite anyone raising, mentoring, teaching, advising kids to join us for this conversation. Registering also ensures that you will receive the after-event recording and resources whether you attend live or not.

Agenda

8:30 to 8:35 pm ET: EmbraceRace co-founders, Andrew Grant-Thomas and Melissa Giraud, introduce Gauri and Sadaf of Kitaabworld.
8:35 to 9 pm ET: Gauri and Sadaf share their perspective
9 to 9:30 pm ET: Community Q & A

Gauri Manglik practiced law in both India and the United States for more than a decade, advising on corporate and commercial law. In 2015, she chose to follow her passion and left her legal career to start Kitaabworld. She is passionate about making South Asian culture fun and accessible for children, as well as sharing her love for diverse children’s books.

Sadaf Siddique has worked on documentaries and online media projects in India and the United States — with a focus on innovative ideas for social change. Sadaf’s prior experience includes developing content around social impact investing at Omidyar Network and leading editorial strategy and project management at Link TV’s Dear American Voter project.

EmbraceRace is a multiracial community of people supporting each other to help nurture kids who are thoughtful, informed, and brave about race. Join us! Like us on Facebook and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter.

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