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CNV Wilmington Holds Peace Event For Muslim Acceptance

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.08.16

Islamophobia Panel Jan2016 07Local organizers behind the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Action marches in Wilmington, DE recently held an event to promote peace and tolerance with their Muslim friends and neighbors.  The event was titled Partnership Against Prejudice: Responding to Islamophobia, and organizer June Eisley said that there were 140 people there, both Muslim and non-Muslim, who were very appreciative of it.

June was also quoted in the local Delaware paper, The News Journal, stating that “the purpose was and continues to be ending the fear and ignoranceIslamophobia Panel Jan2016 02 surrounding Islam and those who practice it…  Eisley hoped that by hearing the personal experiences of local Muslims of all ages, the community could come together to better help them.”

You can read the full news report here.Islamophobia Panel Jan2016 05

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