About Us

Mission

The mission of DC Justice for Muslims Coalitions (DCJMC) is to combat institutional and structural Islamophobia in the DC metro area through education, grassroots organizing, advocacy, and policy change.

 

Vision

The DCJMC envisions a world where Muslims around the world are treated with dignity and respect while being afforded equal access to human and civil rights.

Who We Are

The DC Justice for Muslims Coalition is made up of local groups that intersect with the different ways that the Muslim community experiences anti-Muslim racism. Founding members include the Washington Peace Center, the Muslim American Women’s Policy Forum, Collective Action for Safe Spaces and Hindus for Justice.

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Events

April 10: Training on Islamophobia & Allyship for Non-Muslims

From the Muslim Ban and the War on Terror to airports and Hollywood films, Islamophobia is deeply embedded in U.S. policies, institutions, and rhetoric. What can non-Muslims do about it? In this interactive training, we will discuss solidarity, allyship, and how to show up for Muslim communities by condemning all forms of Islamophobic violence. The […]

March 18: No Muslim Ban 2.0 Rally at Dulles

WHAT: Join the DC Justice for Muslims Coalition, UNITE HERE! (Unite Here Local 23) & SURJ Northern Virginia for an emergency rally at Dulles Airport’s International Arrivals Terminal, Door 1. WHY: The second Executive Order, also known as Muslim Ban 2.0, will go into effect on March 16th, throwing into tumult and despair again, communities […]

March 7: No Muslim Ban 2.0: Rally at CBP

What? Donald Trump has just signed a new executive order, which has already been come to be known as “Muslim Ban 2.0”. Although it contains some minor differences, the policy outcomes and lived realities of the decision are still the same for people from the Muslim-majority countries (Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen), who […]

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