Thu, 02/07/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Interview with Kayse Jama, Exec. Dir, Center for Intercultural Organizing
September 11 forever changed the conversation regarding immigration in the United States. Founded by Portland-area immigrants and refugees, the Center for Intercultural Organizing was originally established to combat widespread anti-Muslim sentiment. The Center’s founders organized a multicultural march and protest outside the federal building in downtown Portland in 2002 that was widely attended by local Muslims and other activists.
For nearly a decade, CIO has engaged thousands of individuals from diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, trained new immigrant and refugee community leaders, produced hundreds of educational events and mobilized countless immigrant and refugee community members to participate in civic life.
Join Kayse Jama, Executive Director, the Center for Intercultural Organizing and I to discuss current relations and CIO’s goals moving forward this Thursday February 7, 2013 at 8:30AM.