Local Muslim advocacy organization offers bystander intervention training

Approximately 40 people came to learn bystander training from the Washington Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) on Jan. 13. Bystander training is a nonviolent mechanism for community members to go out into the real world and prevent confrontations from escalating, prevent harassment or hate crimes, and act as better allies. The training event includedContinue reading “Local Muslim advocacy organization offers bystander intervention training”

Treat ISIS, the KKK, Boko Haram the same

Ali Taj says in order to really address terrorism in the largest scope we can, everyone everywhere should treat all hateful ideologies the same. Fundamentally, every group that kills in the name of religion functions the same no matter what religion it exploits or from which region it’s based.