Posts tagged Outreach Coordinator
Gerald Hankerson discusses Islam and Muslims at cultural forum

CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson participated in a cultural forum entitled, “Who are my Muslim neighbors?," being sponsored by the village’s Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Committee.

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Daily Herald: Hanover Park discusses Islam at community forum

Gerald Hankerson, outreach coordinator for CAIR-Chicago, spoke Saturday at Hanover Park’s forum called, “Who are my Muslim neighbors?” at village hall. The event was sponsored by the village’s Cultural Inclusion & Diversity Committee.

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Daily Herald: Hanover Park forum aims to better know community’s Muslim neighbors

Believing a dialogue should take place to form a deeper understanding of Hanover Park’s own Muslim residents, and hopefully prevent them from becoming future targets, village leaders put together a cultural forum, “Who are my Muslim Neighbors?”

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Gerald Hankerson joins "Who are my Muslim neighbors?" forum in Hanover Park

This Saturday, September 22nd, CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson will participate in a cultural forum entitled, "Who are my Muslim neighbors?", being sponsored by the village’s Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Committee.

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Gerald Hankerson joins "Who are my Muslim neighbors?" forum in Hanover Park

This Saturday, September 22nd, CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson will participate in a cultural forum entitled, "Who are my Muslim neighbors?", being sponsored by the village’s Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Committee.

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Gerald Hankerson Speaks at Oakton Community College

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.

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Outreach Coordinator Meets With Kyrgyzstan Delegation

On Tuesday March 8 2011, delegates from the Kyrgyzstan news media came to the CAIR-Chicago office to meet with the Communications, Outreach, and Research departments. The delegation was here to understand and develop editorial policies in independent print and online media.

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MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Responds to "Burn A Koran Day" and Islamophobia with Outreach and Education

With Pastor Terry Jones' "Burn A Koran Day" fiasco and the ongoing Park51 debate taking center stage in the media, CAIR-Chicago is taking action. We are challenging misinformation and anti-Muslim rhetoric through interfaith and outreach efforts to educate the public. You may have also seen us in the news recently, adding balanced and informed perspectives to public discourse.

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WGN TV: Local Groups Battle Anti-Islam Sentiment

"This might be the first time many people get to hear exactly what the Quran says. Hopefully it'll lead to asking more questions about Islam and reaching out to Muslims in the area," said CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson.

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ABC 7: Chicago area remembers terror attack victims

"The extremists that caused the attacks on 9/11 do not represent the vast majority of Muslims who see Islam as a submission to God," said Gerald Hankerson of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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Medill: Coffee and conversation finds common ground between Muslims and Jews

“There may be differences in political viewpoint and cultural viewpoint, but there’s often far more similarities,” said Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson. “We really cultivate the idea that we should be proactive based on our faith traditions to make a better society here in Chicago.”

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Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson Joins Police Department in Annual Vigil

Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, will be joining police officers for a prayer vigil in remembrance of Chicago Police Officers killed in the line of duty and to pay tribute to those heroes and their families who have sacrificed so much for the city of Chicago.

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Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson Participates in Michigan Avenue Forum

This week CAIR-Chicago's Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson attended the first ever Michigan Avenue Forum. The event took place at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in partnership with the Downtown Islamic Center (DIC). The keynote address was given by Eboo Patel, Founder and Director of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and author of "Acts of Faith."

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