Muslim-Jewish program Director Walter Ruby spoke on the theme of "Standing Up For Each Other In Challenging Times" at an #IAmAmerica event at the Bharatiya Hindu Temple in Troy, MI on Sunday November 20 co-sponsored by the Detroit Interfaith Outreach Network and the Greater Detroit Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Council. The event, also part of FFEU's Season of Twinning was attended by around 100 people.
Ruby spoke of the importance of #IAmAmerica rallies in cities around the country that day in affirming, in the face of escalating hate crimes across the country in recent days, directed against Muslims, Jews, immigrants and others, that people of diverse faith and ethnic communities are full partners in ensuring the success of America.
#IAmAmerica is a nationwide initiative co-sponsored by the Muslim Public Affairs Council - MPAC and national Muslim organizations, Shoulder-to-Shoulder, PICO National Network (People Improving Communities Through Organizing), The Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and Church World Service.
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