In the aftermath of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, we hosted a community town hall last month, an AAI Ahwa with AAI President Jim Zogby. We had a good, albeit sometimes difficult conversation, with many different communities represented. For us, it underscored the importance of building relationships and partnerships that make all of us stronger in the face of these turbulent times – and the need to keep convening these conversations.
To that end, we would like to invite you to our next AAI Ahwa, a town hall with Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-11) on Monday, Oct. 2nd at 6:30 pm at our office. An Arab American who was the first Muslim elected to Virginia’s House of Delegates, Sam has been representing his home town of Roanoke since 2014, and has an established record of reaching across party lines. Indeed, Sam made headlines when he demanded that his fellow Democratic state legislators work across the aisle, including reaching out to Trump voters. In a highly polarized political environment, that was noticed. But for those of us who know Sam, working through differences is what he does and it has made for a significantly more effective approach. Join us as we discuss what we can all do to foster productive dialogue and action in solidarity with one another during this hyper-partisan climate.
2-10-2017 18:00:00 2-10-2017 20:00:00 America/New_York AAI Ahwa: Moving a Divided America Forward with Del. Sam Rasoul (D-11) In the aftermath of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, we hosted a community town hall last month, an AAI Ahwa with AAI President Jim Zogby. We had a good,...: https://www.aaiusa.org/aai_ahwa_moving_a_divided_america_forward_with_del_sam_rasoul_d_11 AAI Office - 1600 K St NW, 601, Washington, DC 20006, United States Maha Elsamahi firstname.lastname@example.org
October 02, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
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