2020 Speaking Series: Building a New Public Square
#PledgeToListen: Celebrating Our Shared FutureWatch
Why Should Students Vote?Watch
Mapping the Peacebuilding Community: An Hour with Princeton's Bridging Divides InitiativeWatch
The Future of the South: a discussion with the next voting generationWatch
Understanding Hate & Extremism (And Tools for Fighting Back)Watch
2020 Season: Engine for Art, Democracy and Justice
Episode 8: Love TransmutationWatch
Episode 7: Love TransmutationWatch
Episode 6: Performativity and the Social BodyWatch
Episode 5: Performativity and the Social BodyWatch
Episode 4: Paths of Emerging SolidarityWatch
Episode 3: Paths of Emerging SolidarityWatch
Episode 2: Redefining MonumentsWatch
Episode 1: Redefining MonumentsWatch
2020 Calendar of Events
Vanderbilt Peabody’s Campus. Turner Family Center for Social Values Panel
Alliance Bernstein Day of Understanding
Dinner Keynote for Shoulder to Shoulder at Faith & Culture Center
FCC Luncheon Panel Addressing the role of Fear in America
Workshop designed by Millions on Narrative Change and Communication for Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees
Diversity and Inclusion Workshops: Three Days with The Tennessean
Millions of Conversations and the American Muslim Advisory Council partnered with The Tennessean to produce a three session workshop on diversity and inclusion for their journalism and marketing teams. Speakers included Dr. Jonathan Metzl, the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, and the Anti-Defamation League.
2019 Calendar of Events
Ambassador Azita Ghanizada TedxNashville Women
Ambassador Maysoon Zayid’s book launch
Communities Overcoming Extremism: The After Charlottesville Project” Final Report
Millions of Conversations joined other grassroots organizations and the former mayor of Charlottesville, Mike Signer, to produce a comprehensive report on political extremism in America. Samar Ali also joined the discussion in a podcast series, outlining her connection to the campaign and its efforts.
Free Trip to Egypt Film Screening
Millions of Conversations collaborated with Narrative 4, the American Muslim Advisory Council, Murfreesboro Muslim Youth, and others to host a screening of the film, Free Trip to Egypt, at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre. Tarek Mounib, the film’s creator, came to Nashville to help host the event. Over 200 participants watched and joined the conversation with Tarek and other Nashville-area representatives to identify root causes of Islamophobia and misunderstanding in America today.
Samar Ali’s speech at Elon University’s First-Year Forum on global citizenship and innovation
Samar Ali Ali addressed Elon’s first-year class, discussing her role as a global citizen and understanding her identity in America today. She also visited a professor’s specialty seminar on the events of 9/11 and explained its impact on American Muslim communities.
Targeted Violence in America: Learning Overseas, Acting at Home
Samar Ali Ali represented Millions of Conversations at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at a workshop on political violence. Samar Ali collaborated with other leaders in the field, discussing political violence at home and abroad. The event concluded with a keynote speech in which Samar Ali shared her own personal story.