A History of Muslims in America: Lesson Plans and Resources from ING

This curriculum was designed by ING to supplement content standards in social studies and world history as it relates to the study of American history. The curriculum is made up of eight individual lesson plans, each of which focuses on different parts of the accompanying digital presentation, A History of Muslims in America. Each lesson includes detailed notes that describe each slide in the presentation. In addition to the notes, each lesson also features post-presentation…

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Public Conversations Project

The Public Conversations Project aims to prevent and transform conflicts driven by deep differences in identity, beliefs, or values. Their website includes information about their work, opportunities to connect and online resources like facilitation guides for purchase, a free online dialogue workshop and success stories.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: Building Bridges for Civil Liberties

The Building Bridges project is a series of joint UUSC and partner-led workshops and activities in several major cities throughout the country. The goals are as follows: Raise awareness about the gravity of civil-liberties issues facing our country Build meaningful relationships that will help roll back some of the destructive policies of the last eight years Increase sensitivity to anti-Arab and anti-Muslim rhetoric in the media Create a greater understanding of the complexities and diversity…

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Change the Story

Huge numbers of Americans profess to having little knowledge of Islam despite the fact that there may be as many as five million Muslims living in the U.S. ChangeTheStory.net is an on-line resource aimed at transforming harmful stereotypes about Muslims that persist in society. This site offers an interactive experience where users – Muslims and non-Muslims alike – can meet their neighbors, learn about Islam and apply techniques of interfaith dialogue and action to local…

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Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation by Eboo Patel

Acts of Faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States. Eboo Patel’s story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people-and of the world-changing potential of an interfaith youth movement. The Unitarian Universalist Association has created a discussion guide to facilitate reading groups of Acts of Faith….

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