MISSISSAUGA – DawaNet, a Mississauga-based Canadian Muslim community empowerment, engagement and education organization, is hosting an event to help push back the growing level of Islamophobia nationwide.
Titled I’m Muslim – what is it to you?, the event will held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, at the Noel Ryan Auditorium of Central Library in Mississauga.
The forum will focus on the growing Islamophobia within the community that has been affecting young Muslims particularly in a post 9/11 world. It will also discuss issues such as racism and women’s choice of wearing niqab and hijab as well as faith-based choices of everyday lifestyle.
The event’s primary goal is to push back the growing level of Islamophobia by highlighting how well Muslims have integrated into Canada. It will also talk about the political narrative that is driving the racism…