We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance Book Discussion and Q&A with Linda Sarsour
Date(s) - 03/22/2020
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$15 Admission $30 Admission + book USD
Arab American National Museum
Palestinian American political activist Linda Sarsour leads a discussion on her new book, We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance, in which she shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of marginalized communities across the country.
Sarsour’s talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Linda Sarsour is an award-winning civil rights activist, community organizer, and mother of three. A Palestinian Muslim American born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, she is the former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York and the cofounder of the first Muslim online organizing platform, MPower Change. She is also a founding member of Justice League NYC, a leading force of activists, artists, youth, and formerly incarcerated individuals committed to criminal justice reform through direct action and policy advocacy.