A forum and discussion featuring

Nada Khader, Adam Horowitz, and Louis Cristillo

Watch the discussion: http://politube.org/show/3044

Walker Stage

Louis Cristillo is principal investigator for the Muslim Youth in NYC > Public School Project at Columbia University’s Teachers College, a > three-year study of Muslim youth in public schools, especially in the > post-9/11 environment. In addition, Dr. Cristillo is the project > coordinator for Columbia University’s Muslims in NYC Project, a > groundbreaking multidisciplinary study that explores the complex > issues of Muslim identity and community building in New York City. He is on the faculty at Teachers College, and has published articles in > and been interviewed by many different publications, including the New York Times, The Arab American News, the Christian Science Monitor, Newsday, and MSNBC.

Adam Horowitz is the co-editor of Mondoweiss, a news website devoted to covering American foreign policy in the Middle East, chiefly from a progressive Jewish perspective. He was a founding member of Jews Against the Occupation and a board member of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, and served as Director of the Israel/Palestine > Program for the American Friends Service Committee. In addition to > Mondoweiss, Horowitz has written for The Nation, The Huffington Post, Middle East Report, Z Magazine, and Talking Points Memo. He is a contributor to the book Midnight on the Mavi Marmara: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and How It Changed the Course of the > Israel/Palestine Conflict.

Nada Khader is Executive Director of WESPAC Foundation, a peace and justice action and educational network that promotes social, economic and racial justice, and is especially concerned about promoting a just resolution to the various conflicts in the Middle East. She has served as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program in the Gaza Strip and also served for two years as a Fulbright Scholar in Tunisia, and has taught in the political science department at Pace University. She has been recognized for her peace and justice work by the American Muslim Women’s Association and was invited to give the Commencement Address at the German School of New York in June of 2004.

The New York City Coalition to Stop Islamophobia is a group of New > Yorkers working to build a broad coalition of anti-racists to fight > against Islamophobia.
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