By Kate Chance, Interfaith Coordinator, Islamic Networks Group
Following the results of the 2016 Presidential election, I have received countless emails and phone calls about what others can do to stand alongside the Muslim community. As a white Christian woman , I struggle to respond because I am asking myself the same question: How can I be an effective ally to the Muslim community outside of my nine-to-five job? What can I do to lessen the discrimination experienced by my Muslim co-workers and friends?
But, just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, American’s misperceptions of Muslims weren’t created in this campaign cycle, and we cannot expect to provide an immediate solution. Here are ten ideas on what we as non-Muslims can do: