By publicly and vocally speaking about the American Muslim children and families they know, allies””leaders as well as everyday people who are not American Muslims themselves””have done an enormous amount to promote understanding of American Muslims’ lives.
An ally can show support for American Muslim friends, co-workers, classmates, neighbors, family members and others in a wide variety of ways.
The best way is to take every opportunity to speak publicly and vocally – through letters to editors, Op-Eds, interviews, speeches, etc. – about the lives, contributions, hopes and dreams of American Muslim families and children they know.
Take 10 minutes to e-mail editors of national newspapers and call-in to radio shows. We’ve made it easy! CLICK HERE for key messages to use. CLICK HERE for templates of language to use. CLICK HERE to find e-mail addresses of editors of major newspapers.
Find real answers to tough questions about Islam and Muslims at: www.ing.org/faq
Tools to challenge anti-Muslim hate
Find tools you can use to challenge anti-Muslim hate at www.islamophobia.org
Anti-Muslim hate groups & their funders:
Find profiles of anti-Muslim hate groups and their funders at www.islamophobianetwork.com
‘Guide to Challenging Islamophobia’
Click here to read CAIR’s ‘Guide to Challenging Islamophobia’