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Muslim Educational Trust
By The Skanner News
Published: 31 January 2017

Understanding Justice and Equality for All Through the Strength of Law and Compassion

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

MET Community and Educational Center
10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, Oregon, 97223

Please join The Muslim Educational Trust (MET) on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:30 p.m. for an important forum titled "Understanding Justice and Equality for All Through the Strength of Law and Compassion. Distinguished speakers will discuss Civil Liberties in light of President Trump's Executive Order Banning Refugees. They will also address the fear that such order has created in the local American Muslim and Arab Communities.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Billy Williams, US Attorney
  • Hon. Nan Waller, Multnomah County Presiding Judge
  • Mayor Denny Doyle, City of Beaverton
  • Imam Muhammad Najieb, Muslim Community Center of Portland
  • Nick Fish, Commissioner, City of Portland
  • Amanda Fritz, Commissioner, City of Portand
  • Robert Rogers, Police Chief, City of Tigard
  • Mat Dos Santos, Legal Director, ACLU

Invited Speakers:

Mayor Ted Wheeler, City of Portland

  1. Chief Mike Marshman, City of Portland
  2. Gregory Bretzing, Special Agent, FBI

The Muslim Educational Trust was founded in 1993 in response to the community's needs in the Portland area. These needs for education about Islam were generated by the Muslim community as well as the Non-Muslim community. Muslim Educational Trust is dedicated to the betterment of our society, and strives to achieve its purpose through education, cooperation, networking, and programs which benefit Muslims and non-Muslims in the greater Portland, Oregon.

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