Building Solidarity: Perspectives from Local Muslim Activists

6 Webster St. Brookline, MA 02446

Please join BWC's Jewish Muslim Solidarity Committee on Sunday December 8, 1PM to 2:30PM, for a panel discussion with local Muslim community activists. 

Presenters will focus on their activist work in the Muslim community, key issues they face in doing this work, how systemic oppression impacts the work, and roles for allies.
 
Presenters will be: Kylie Nassif Blizzard, Jarib Rahman, and Albert Pless.
Kylie Nassif Blizzard is a bisexual Muslim woman, lifelong Bostonian, artist, and coordinating member of Queer Muslims of Boston (QMOB). Kylie is one of several coordinating members that plan and facilitate meetings and social events for QMOB, cultivating an affirming community for queer Muslims who regularly experience queerphobia and transphobia in Muslim spaces and Islamophobia in queer spaces. 
 
Jarib Rahman is a community organizer with the Muslim Justice League. He is passionate about making connections between the fight against surveillance, antiracism, and education justice, and finding creative ways to build solidarity and combat the policing of our communities.
 
Albert Pless is a past president of the American Muslim Health Professionals, with 20 years experience specializing in men's health. He has a passion for social justice and equity for all.
 
This panel will be held at the BWC office at 6 Webster Street in Brookline.