When nearly half of all Americans do not know a Muslim and 80 percent of news coverage about Islam and Muslims in the United States is negative, there is a lot of misinformation. Not only is the coverage of Muslims negative, it is limiting, framing Muslims purely through a security lens and primarily talking about Muslims instead of to them. In an effort to educate the public on the American Muslim community, the Muslims for American Progress (MAP) project quantified the contributions of Muslims in the state of Michigan, pairing hard facts with human faces.
Please join us to learn more and as an opportunity to support this important work.
Our featured speakers will include Rebecca Karam, primary investigator of the MAP study, and Meira Neggaz, executive director of ISPU.