KARAMAH’s Letter to FIBA to Allow Muslim Women Basketball Players to Wear Headscarf

Date: 8/10/2016 August 10, 2016 To: FIBA Technical Commission; FIBA Central BoardFrom: Qasim Rashid, Director of Civil Rights and Policy KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for ...
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A Muslim Woman’s Right to Self Determination

While France increases its bans on Muslim women’s dress, international sports agencies like FIBA decide whether a headscarf wearing woman is “valid” enough to play ...
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2016 Law & Leadership Summer Program Highlights

KARAMAH has successfully held the Law and Leadership Summer Program (LLSP) for the past 14 years and 2016 was no exception. This year 18 women ...
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LTC (Ret) Michael J. Bizer-Negotiating and Diplomacy at Difficult Times

In his second class, titled “Negotiating and Diplomacy in Difficult Times,” Mr. Bizer elaborated on the concept of negotiation, which the LLSP class already encountered ...
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LTC (Ret) Michael J. Bizer-Leading Teams Through Resilience

Mr. Bizer’s first class, titled “Leading Teams Through Resilience,” covered the importance for leaders to ensure team resilience for long term success. Leaders can influence ...
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Linda Sarsour-Community Organizing 101

On August 4th, Linda Sarsour, an activist and community organizer, lectured about her work as a community organizer in New York City. She first differentiated ...
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KARAMAH’s Strong Voices, Strong Communities in the Washington Post

KARAMAH’s annual Strong Voices, Strong Communities event was featured in the Washington Post on August 4, 2016. KARAMAH’s 2016 LLSP participants were featured in the ...
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Professor Michael Useem-The Leadership Moment

Prof. Useem lectured about leadership capacities and strategies with a presentation titled, “The Leadership Moment.” He opened the class with two questions: When does our ...
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#BlackGirlMagic-Raheemah Abdulaleem Esq.

President of KARAMAH, Raheemah Abdulaleem Esq. lectured at LLSP on August 3rd. “When you walk into a room and you see chairs, if there’s no ...
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