Psychological & Political Impacts on Muslim Americans

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Evans Library Lobby

Lamise Shawahin, Evergreen alumna and recent PhD in Counseling Psychology, will discuss the mental health impact of experiences of discrimination on Muslim Americans. Also to be discussed are the community and individual factors that mitigate or exacerbate the effects of discrimination. Solidarity efforts available to students and educators will also be highlighted.

Sarah Eltantawi, Faculty of Comparative Religion, will discuss how Trump’s political agenda for American Muslims is fueling rising hate crimes and Islamophobia. She will also address the post-9/11 impacts of Arab and Muslim surveillance and registry programs, as well as current coalition work to counter the Trump Effect.


If accommodation is required for this event, please contact Student Activities with reasonable advance notice by emailing or by calling 360-867-6220 or 360-867-6834(TTY).

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