Thu, 02/07/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Interview with Kayse Jama, Exec. Dir, Center for Intercultural Organizing
September 11 forever changed the conversation regarding immigration in the United States. Founded by Portland-area immigrants and refugees, the Center for Intercultural Organizing was originally established to combat widespread anti-Muslim sentiment. The Center’s founders organized a multicultural march and protest outside the federal building in downtown Portland in 2002 that was widely attended by local Muslims and other activists.