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Virtual Panel Discussion: Prisons and Pandemic: Ministering in the Time of COVID

July 30, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This panel discussion will raise questions about ministering to the Muslim community in the time of COVID 19: the disproportionate impact on low income families and wage workers, how communities of color are suffering most, the problem of gross inequalities in the health care system and health outcomes, the particular problem of mass incarceration in the era of COVID, and the role of faith and activism in dismantling systemic inequalities in policing and the prison industrial complex. Panelists include: Waleed Muhammad (Muslim Chaplain), Professor Maryam Kashani (University of Illinois), Alaa Alaghbri (University of Chicago Divinity School), with moderator, Youssef Carter (UNC-Chapel Hill).


Sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center, Center for Muslim Life, Duke Human Rights Institute @ the John Hope Franklin Institute


July 30, 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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