Sanctuary Education: A Conference on meeting the needs of Arab and Muslim youth in the Trump era

February 18, 2017

Sanctuary Education: A conference for K-12 teachers, staff and youth workers on meeting the needs of Arab and Muslim youth in the Trump era 

Saturday, February 18, 2017
10 am-2:30 pm
Islamic Cultural Center
1433 Madison Street, Oakland

Come hear from Arab and Muslim youth about their experiences at school and in their communities. Share your experiences and questions about dealing with Islamophobia, racism, sexism, and xenophobia in your classroom and school post-election.

Discuss: How can we nurture and protect children and their families in the days to come? What does turning schools into true sanctuaries look like? How do we get from here to there?

Workshops on:
• “Know your rights” for youth and educators 
• Facilitating critical conversations in complex classrooms
• Transformative justice in the face of hate speech and hate violence
• K-12 curriculum on Arab and Muslim American history and issues
• Supporting youth organizing in classrooms and beyond

Register online:

For more information on childcare, accessibility and to RSVP, email or call 415-861-7444

Organized by AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Middle East Children's Alliance, Alliance of South Asians Taking Action, Teachers 4 Social Justice, People's Education Movement Bay Area, Rethinking Schools