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9/11 Hearings in New York City

Click Here to Watch the NYC Hearings Live on Saturday August 20th, starting at 1pm EST.

As the 10-year anniversary of September 11th approaches, join us at a community hearing in to discuss and learn about the impact of 9/11 on the Muslim, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian communities in New York City.

What: Hearing on the impact of 9/11 on the rights and liberties of Arabs, Muslims, Sikhs and South Asians
Date: August 20, 2011, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Asian American/Asian Research Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floor, New York, New York.


Speakers include:

Eric Treene Special Counsel, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice
Council Member Daniel Dromm, Chair, New York City Council Immigration Committee
Ehsan Zaffar,Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security
Barry Jamison, Director of Manhattan Community Service Center, New York City Commission on Human Rights
Professor Smita Narula, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, New York University Law School
Pardiss Kebriaei, Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
Amardeep Singh, Program Director, Sikh Coalition
Linda Sarsour, Advocacy and Civic Engagement Coordinator, National Network for Arab American Communities
Udai Tambar, Executive Director, South Asian Youth Action
The Reverend Chloe Breyer, Interfaith Center of New York

Organizational Co-sponsors: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Arab American Association of New York, Association of Muslim American Lawyers, Center for Constitutional Rights, Center of Human Rights and Global Justice-New York University Law School, Council on American Islamic Relations - New York (CAIR-NY), Interfaith Center of New York, Muslim Advocates, Muslim Consultative Network, Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition, South Asian Americans Leading Together, South Asian Youth Action

Endorsers: Asian American Justice Center, The Interfaith Alliance, UNITED SIKHS

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9/11 Hearings in the San Francisco Bay Area

The California Asian Pacific Legislative Caucus and the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs invite you to a hearing organized by Assembly Member Paul Fong and The Sikh Coalition.

What:Hearing on the impact of 9/11 on the rights and liberties of Arabs, Muslims, Sikhs and South Asians
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Mountain View Senior Center. 266 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View, CA

Speakers include:

Congressman Michael Honda
Assembly Member Paul Fong San Jose Council Member Ash Kalra
San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore
Commissioner Nitasha Sawhney
California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs
Veena Dubal, Staff Attorney, Asian Law Caucus
Amardeep Singh, Program Director, Sikh Coalition
Zahra Billoo, Executive Director, Council on American Islamic Relations - SFBA

Co-Sponsors: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee; Arab Cultural and Community Center; Alliance of South Asians Taking Action; Asian Law Caucus; Council on American Islamic Relations - SFBA; Muslim Advocates; South Asian Americans Leading Together The Sikh Coalition


Endorsers: American Civil Liberties Union – Northern California; Asian American Justice Center; UNITED SIKHS

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