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WE WON'T BACK DOWN: Talks w/ Communities Targeted by Travel Ban
Friday, November 17, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Where: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Calendar: Member Calendar
Categories: Community / Non-Profit Events
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/771016543086511/
Contact: yue liu, (718) 658-7400, email

WE WON’T BACK DOWN: 7 Days of Citywide Public Forums With Communities Targeted By the Travel Ban Nov 11-17, 2017 | Free Curated by Brian Tate | WhatWillBeDifferent.com https://www.facebook.com/WhatWillBeDifferent/ As the Travel Ban continues to evolve, what are the consequences for those Americans who are among its targets? What is our moral response to state-sponsored xenophobia? What does it mean to be American when your ethnic identity has been co-branded with terror? These free public forums will explore what the travel ban and surrounding isses mean for all of us. Please bring friends and spread the word. All are welcome, all are needed. DAY 1: What Will Be Different for Iranian Americans? Saturday, Nov 11 Judson Memorial Church: Greenwich Village 55 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012 Kiana Karimi, Activist/Co-Editor, Zannegaar: Iranian Journal of Women’s Studies + Monna Sabouri, Actor/Writer + Setare Arashloo, Artist + Samira Abbassy, Artist + Negin Sharifzadeh, Visual Artist/Filmmaker ---------------- DAY 2: What Will Be Different for Libyan Americans? What Will Be Different for LIBYAN AMERICANS? Sunday, Nov 12 Museum of the Moving Image: Astoria 36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11106 Leila Abu-saada, Associate Producer, National Geographic + Danya Hajjaji, Journalist + Leila Zubi, Esq., Zubi Rosner, LLP + Jehad Nga, Photographer ---------------- DAY 3: What Will Be Different for Somali Americans? What Will Be Different for SOMALI AMERICANS? Monday, Nov 13 Performance Project at University Settlement: Lower East Side Idil Ibrahim, Filmmaker/Activist + Najma Sharif, Writer/ Editorial Director + Fatima Siad, Model + Muna Mire, Writer/Editor + Ifrah F. Ahmed, Co-founder/Editor, Araweelo Abroad Magazine + Safia Jama, Poet/Editor/Educator ----------------- DAY 4: What Will Be Different for Syrian Americans? (PLG) What Will Be Different for SYRIAN AMERICANS? Tuesday, Nov 14 Greenlight Bookstore: Prospect-Lefferts Garden Rama Issa-Ibrahim, Executive Director, Arab American Association of NY + Sarab Al-Jijakli, Community Organizer/ President, Network of Arab-American Professionals + Shiyam Ghalyon, Writer/Researcher/Activist + Loubna Mrie, Photographer/ Human Rights Activist + Sarah B. Sakaan, Actress/Theater Maker ------------------ DAY 5: What Will Be Different for Sudanese Americans? Wednesday, Nov 15 Weeksville Heritage Center: Crown Heights Ladin Awad, Filmmaker/Producer + Fadwa Abbas, Educator + Israa Hamad, International Relations Associate, United Nations + Lola Ibrahim, Co-Founder/Director, ArtUnited + Selma Idris, Founder, The Brown Crayon Project ------------------ DAY 6: What Will Be Different for Yemeni Americans? Thursday, Nov 16 Brooklyn Historical Society: Brooklyn Heights Dr. Debbie Almontaser, President, Muslim Community Network + Rooj Alwazir, Filmmaker/Photographer + Rabyaah Althaibani, Community Activist + Somia El-Rowmeim, Program Manager of Women’s Advocacy, Arab American Association of NY + Zaid Nagi, Vice President, Yemeni American Merchants Association ------------------- DAY 7: What Will Be Different for IRAQI AMERICANS? Friday, Nov 17 Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning: Jamaica, Queens Stephan Said, Musician/Activist + TBA Presented by Judson Memorial Church + Museum of the Moving Image + Performance Project at University Settlement + Greenlight Bookstore + Weeksville Heritage Center + Brooklyn Historical Society + Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning + Unbound Philanthropy Produced by The Tate Group

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