Course Outline: Preventing & Responding to Anti-Muslim Bigotry

POST-Certified Cultural Diversity (IGP) Course # 1384-49200

Abbreviated Course Outline

The course is offered in 2, 4, and 8 hour blocks, and is inclusive of breaks and learning exercises throughout. To learn more about the training, contact ING Education Director, Zachary Markwith at [email protected].

Part I: Background on Muslim Americans

  1. Who Are Muslim Americans?
  2. Demographics and History in U.S.
  3. Traditions and Practices
  4. Addressing Common Misconceptions
    1. Including: Muslim Views on Women, Democracy, Jihad, Sharia, and Terrorism

Part II: Policing Best Practices

  1. Challenges Confronting Muslim Americans Today
    1. Anti-Muslim Bias and Bigotry
      1. Islamophobia and its Roots
      2. How it’s Connected to Anti-Blackness and other Forms of Bigotry
    2. Hate Crimes and other Discrimination
      1. Statistics and Case Studies
  2. Hate Crimes Policing
    1. Hate Crime Definition and Proof of Bias Motivation
    2. Types of Hate Crimes Specific to Muslims
    3. Best Practices for Prevention and Response
  3. Day to Day Interactions with Muslim Americans
    1. Muslim Views of Law Enforcement
    2. Religious and Cultural Sensitivities
  4. Interacting with Muslim American Organizations and Institutions
    1. Types of Institutions and Protocols
  5. Steps to Building Relations

Part III: Review and Close

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