The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) will conduct a brief session enabling Faith Communities to dealth with Pressure Currently Facing Muslim Communities at Our Lady of Sion College, Box Hill on Sunday 31 July, at 3PM.
The forum will focus on opportunities for Faith Communities to work with the Muslim community to respond to the current rhetoric on Terorism and on Islamophobia
Guest Speaker: Mr Ghaith Krayem
About the speaker: Ghaith has been active in the Australian Muslim community for over 20 years. He has been involved in grass roots organisations both in NSW and Victoria as well as holding positions in peak bodies, most recently as the past President of the Islamic Council of Victoria. He has worked with and supported most major on the ground organisations in some shape or form and has intimate knowledge of the community structures, strengths and challenges.
Over the last 24 months Ghaith has been at the forefront of responding to the escalating focus on the Islamic community by both government and media, particularly in relation to demands that the Muslim community do more to solve the issues of radicalisation and extremism. He has made submissions to various governments both written and in person, as well as leading the Victorian community in its dealings with government at both State and Federal level.
Program: Pressure Currently Facing Muslim Communities
Date: Sunday 31 July 2016
Location: Our Lady of Sion College, Staff Room, 1065 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
Cost: $10 including Kosher afternoon tea.
RSVP: Please advise attendance by contacting the CCJ office on (03) 9429 5212 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org