CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson was named “Man of Excellence” by North Park University where he is scheduled to speak on March 22nd.
On November 15th, Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, conducted an event planning workshop for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights’ (ICIRR) “Uniting America” fellowship. Hankerson trained 18 fellows on how to reach out to the community.
Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, spoke at Oakton Community College on November 18th at the Muslim Student Association’s (MSA) Annual Eid Al-Adha Dinner. Hankerson discussed the effects of the media on Islam and Muslims in America.
Gerald Hankerson, Outreach Coordinator of CAIR-Chicago, presented at Wheaton College on October 5th regarding Muslim perspectives on American politics.
The CAIR-Chicago office welcomed a Bulgarian delegation on Wednesday, October 11th, 2011, whose mission was to gain knowledge on how the Bulgarian and American Muslim communities can benefit from international collaboration and cooperation.
Communication’s Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, of the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago), will present to a upper-level Political Science class at Wheaton College on Wednesday, October 5.
CAIR-Chicago sponsored the eighth session of the Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) this past Saturday, September 24th. Over 50 youth participants attended and listened to presentations by five local Muslim leaders and professionals. The symposium highlighted topics related to self-identity, media effects, activism and leadership.
Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, spoke about civil rights and social justice at the 9/11 Primer, a civic engagement event created by HumanThread, held at the Meridian Stage in Pilsen.
The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium of Chicago (MYLS-Chicago) initiative will host its 8th symposium this Saturday, 9/24 at the CAIR-Chicago office from 9 AM to 7 PM. The theme, “Building Our Legacy: Commit to Activism”, draws on the Muslim American community’s outlook moving beyond a decade riffed with fear and uncertainty, and taking a personal and collective responsibility to be proactive and engaged in our society.
Daniel Gerzina attends Chicago Fringe Festival on the tenth anniversary of 9/11 which was organized by HumanThread and presented by CAIR-Chicago and AFSC.