Showing Up: Responding to antisemitism and Islamophobia: Australian Intercultural Society

From December 10, 2018 09:30 until December 10, 2018 12:30

Showing Up: Responding to antisemitism and Islamophobia: Australian Intercultural Society

Australian Intercultural Society invites you to:

Bystander Intervention Program

Date: Monday 10 December 2018       Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne


Do you want to be empowered to take a safe, active stance when observing racists incidents of antisemitism and Islamophobia?

This half day program will:

  • Provide community-led response to Islamophobia and antisemitism
  • Support people who have been subjected to Islamophobia and antisemitism
  • Support bystanders to respond to racist situations in a safe manner
  • Promote respectful behaviour and interfaith understanding
  • Allow access to Immigration Museum's Identity exhibition with a simulated bystander experience of prejudice on public transport
  • Participants will be trained and equipped with skills, language and confidence to respond to bigotry, harassment and violence in our community.

This is a joint initiative of the Australian Intercultural Society, Benevolence Australia, Jewish Community Council of Victoria, and the Australasian Union of Jewish Students - Victorian office.


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