Hawraa Faisal took to the DePaul Class of 2022 group Facebook page on April 7 to warn students of her fear that “the chicken being served in the dining hall is no longer halal.” This came after a week of troubling experiences with Chartwells employees, she said.
Citizens of the seven countries singled out by President Trump have killed zero people in terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1975 and 2015, yet the Trump Administration has continuously defended the Muslim Ban as essential to national security
Movies like American Sniper have taken these images of Arabs and Muslims and depicted them as the instigators and agitators of society. This just reaffirms negative stereotypes and continues this false, yet strong association between Islam, Arabs, and terror
Restorative justice, as a framework for being in right relationships, permeates all aspects of life. The panel concluded by suggesting individuals can start to use this framework in their daily life. Prisuta, challenged the audience to dig deeper in our understanding of conflict and in our relationships with one another. Ramirez emphasized that he can’t give advice because he can only speak from his personal experience, what works for him might not work for others. That said, he encouraged the audience to “have a listening heart.” Ultimately, the best way to bring restorative practices into your own life is to first it, said Yamini. Kannout agreed and encouraged the audience to take conscious actions in their personal life to open space for restorative dialogue either through a peace circle or other forms practices.