Debunking Common Myths About Islam, Greenfield MA, Feb. 7

Look for CAIR-MA board member Tahirah Amatul Wadud at Greenfield Community College on Debunking Common Myths About Islam:

Debunking Common Myths About Islam

Tuesday Feb. 7, 12:30-1:30pm

Greenfield, MA

Attorney Tahirah Amatul-Wadud of Springfield speaks on the commonality of Muslim beliefs with those in the Christian and Jewish faiths—all being Abrahamic religions—and efforts in Massachusetts to increase understanding within these and secular communities. In her discussion she will debunk common myths about Muslims and the religion of Islam and discuss the interplay of these myths and the current climate of fear toward American Muslims.

Ms. Amatul-Wadud is an attorney with a practice in domestic relations law and civil rights. She is a graduate of Elms College in Chicopee and Western New England University School of Law, in Springfield where she resides. She’s a volunteer commissioner on the Mass. Commission on the Status of Women and a board member for the Massachusetts chapter for the Council on American Islamic Relations. She has recently been chosen to serve on the Family Advisory Council for Boston Children’s Hospital. Ms. Amatul-Wadud was named a Top Woman of Law for 2016 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

 

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