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Experts Available: 2018 FBI Hate Crimes Data release

On Tuesday, November 13, the FBI is expected to release its annual hate crimes data. Experts representing Muslim, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian communities are available to provide insight from impacted communities. The data covers incidents in 2017.

Berry authored two recent op-eds on FBI hate crimes data. Arab American Institute has already produced an analysis of 2017 hate crimes data covering 27 states, its recent report Underreported, Under Threat covers hate crimes data from 1991-2016.
Ahussain focuses on anti-Muslim hate issues. Muslim Advocates recently produced a report on Anti-Muslim political campaigns in the 2018 election cycle.
Billoo is a civil rights attorney based in San Francisco. CAIR's recent report "Targeted" is its annual review of anti-Muslim bias in the U.S., providing both hard numbers and real stories of impact on the lives of American Muslims.

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Malik Gillani

Founding Executive Director, Silk Road Rising
Chicago, IL
Malik is an expert on Muslim representation through the arts, and using art as a tool for social impact.

Malik Gillani is Founding Executive Director of Silk Road Rising, a theatre company located in downtown Chicago dedicated to presenting plays written by individuals of Asian and Middle Eastern descent. He brings extensive experience in producing, management, and business development to the position. Malik is a recognized leader in the creation of innovative arts programming that expands artistic access.

Arts, Civic Engagement, LGBTQ