The Town of Chapel Hill and UNC-Chapel Hill hosted a
community dinner to come together in the hopes of a better
understanding of and dialogue with the Muslim community.
In Chapel Hill, a core value is respect for diversity.
Many residents who are Muslim find that their faith distinguishes them from others in our community. In today's political environment, many feel at risk and vulnerable because of their differentness. These feelings heightened after a tragedy in Chapel Hill -- the February 10, 2015, shooting deaths of Razan Abu-Salha, Yusor Abu-Salha and Deah Barakat.
Based upon the belief that Chapel Hill represents everyone who lives, works, plays or prays here, a group of concerned people from UNC-Chapel Hill, the Town of Chapel Hill, Duke University, NC Disaster Relief, UNC Dental School, as well as Muslim community leaders and residents of diverse faiths, have come together to discuss ways to collaborate to welcome, support, serve and protect members of the Muslim community.
We are learning from each other, making connections, planning actions and promoting opportunities.
For more information, contact Jim Huegerich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-265-0806.
- History of Muslim Inclusion Community Group
- Group Meeting Notes for 3/20/15
- Community Dinner Notes (10/9/15)
- Group Meeting Notes for 1/27/2016
- Chapel Hill Islamic Society
- Justice in Action Committee
- UNC-Chapel Hill Muslim Students Association
- After the Shooting
- Message From Mayor Pam Hemminger
- Public Information on Summerwalk Circle Homicide Investigation