Our Conflict Resolution Workshop for Young Adults

Written by Faiza Kaubab Hello all, I hope everyone is having a good summer! Late last month in June, our Executive Director, Mehlaqa Samdani and I went to D.C. to attend the USPAK Foundation’s Annual Youth Conference called ‘Shaping the Future’. There, Mehlaqa held a workshop called ‘From Conflict to Collaboration’. The objective of the […]

Balochistan burning

Written by Mehlaqa Samdani (This article was originally posted on Demystifying Pakistan) Pakistan’s government expressed outrage and horror at the destruction of Quaid-e-Azam’s former residence in Ziarat by the nationalist group, the Baloch Liberation Army, and vowed to rebuild the structure within a few months. If the newly-elected government could demonstrate similar urgency in addressing the underlying […]

Thoughts on Obama’s Drone Speech

Written by XXX In his speech at the National Defense University, President Obama laid out his administration’s counterterrorism strategy and defended the right to use drones as a key element of this policy in various parts of the world including Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. To date, Pakistan’s tribal areas have seen the highest frequency of drone […]

EVENTS

FROM POLITICAL POLARIZATION TO CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE:              LESSONS FROM THE LAB

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THURS, OCT. 19, 7-9 PM

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Bangs Community Center       70 Boltwood Walk        Amherst, MA

FROM RADICALIZATION TO REFORM: A CONVERSATION WITH A FORMER MUSLIM MILITANT

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These events are part of our Transforming this Moment series and are organized in partnership with the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding. For more details, please click here. Our events are made possible by Mass Humanities, whose grants inspire considered thoughts, conversations, and action
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BUILDING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES SYMPOSIUM

Friday, December 8, 2017        9-4pm                               Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA

A daylong event with  educators, religious clergy, law-enforcement personnel, social workers, and Muslim community leaders committed to building inclusive communities.

CC TV SHOWS

Prof. Sudha Setty on the future of American-Muslims under the Trump administration

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Mr. Daryl Johnson on homegrown extremism

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