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In Word and Deed: Augsburg College in Support of Muslim Students, Colleagues, Neighbors

The following is shared from Minnesota Campus Compact: Across the Minnesota Campus Compact network, campuses and communities are questioning how to engage productively, ethically, and inclusively around issues of race, religion, violence, and the sustainability of our way of life on this planet. While each day seems to offer a new reminder that this is an unsettled world and the path toward a more just and equitable future a difficult one, there is cause for hope. Communities are living resilience in the face of fear, and higher education partners are positioning themselves as allies, aligning institutional resources with the goals of communities. Recently, the Augsburg College faculty issued the following statement: “Augsburg College Faculty Resolution in Support of our Muslim Students, Colleagues and Neighbors Whereas: Divisive and unfounded accusations about the Faith of Islam and Muslim people everywhere have been widely publicized in our nation and, Whereas: Some national political leaders have recently made heinous, false, and inflammatory claims about…

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