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The Islamophobia Industry
Date Thursday March 17
Time 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Yaseen Foundation - New Center
1722 Gilbreth Rd, Burlingame, California 94010
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorLucy Porras
Learn more about the multi-million dollar Islamophobia industry and what we can do collectively to push back against the dangerous hate rhetoric impacting American Muslims and our country’s climate.

Featuring:
Corey Saylor
Director of CAIR National’s Department to Monitor & Combat Islamophobia

Thursday, March 17th
7:30PM (after Maghrib)
Yaseen Foundation Burlingame Center
1722 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame

More About Corey Saylor:

Corey Saylor is an expert on political communications, legislative advocacy, media relations and anti-Islam prejudice in the United States with 20 years of experience-directs the Department to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Corey has authored a number of reports documenting anti-Islam sentiment in the United States. “Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and Its Impact in the United States 2011-2012,”explores the funding and influence of anti-Muslim groups. A similar report produced in partnership with staff of the University of California, Berkeley is expected to be released in early 2016.

He is a regular voice on U.S. and international news outlets ranging from Fox News to CNN, the BBC, the New York Times and Al Jazeera.

Corey has run successful advocacy campaigns against corporate giants such as Burger King and Bell Helicopter-Boeing when their actions and advertisements negatively impacted the American Muslim community.

In the last several years, he has been active in combatting anti-Islam legislation nationwide and removing biased and inaccurate materials from law enforcement counterterrorism trainings. He has also led CAIR’s efforts raising constitutional and efficacy concerns about the Obama administration’s countering violent extremism (CVE) initiative.

In 2006, he was part of a CAIR delegation that went to Baghdad, Iraq to appeal for the release of a kidnapped American journalist.

Corey has conducted dozens of leadership, advocacy and media training across the United States, including speaking to audiences at NASA and the U.S. National War College.

He is also a member of the national board of directors of Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ).
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