West Oakland Mosque Holds Solidarity Event Today

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      Press Advisory: California Sanctuary Campaign Event in Oakland

Oakland, Ca: The As Salaam Mosque has invited the East Bay community to show solidarity against harassment and discrimination, share cultural experiences, and celebrate diversity this Sunday from two to four thirty at 975 7th Street. There will be speakers, refreshments, and time to network with neighbors and local leaders.

Imam Muhammed and Pastor Jim Hopkins of the Lakeshore Baptist Church will lead the event in prayer. Speakers include Assembly Member Rob Bonta, leader in the State Sanctuary movement, Assembly Member Tony Thurmond,  Council Members Lynette Gibson McElhany and  Noel Gallo, Jose Hernandez of Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s office, School Board Trustee Jumoke Hodge, and former Mayor Jean Quan.  Sundiata Rashid of the Lighthouse Mosque and Reverend Ken Chambers of the West Oakland Baptist Church will also address the gathering.

Jehan Hakim of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, organizer of the event along with Jean Quan, stated, “In these times of bigotry and harassment, it’s important for us as residents of the East Bay and beyond to spend the day with our Muslim neighbors learning what it means to create a real sanctuary in our community.”

For more info, see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solidarity-day-with-our-muslim-neighbors-tickets-33878708128?aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing&utm-campaign=social&utm-medium=discovery&utm-content=attendeeshare  or

Contact: Pamela Drake-pamelaadrake@gmail.com, 510-593-3721

2 thoughts on “West Oakland Mosque Holds Solidarity Event Today

  1. Greetings and warm wishes from Buenos Aires. I am so very disappointed that I was not able to share in this lovely neighborly event. I look forward to visiting and resuming sanctuary work and pleasure after my return in June.
    Judith

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