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Multicultural Mosaic Foundation Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ismail Akbulut July 11th, 2020 PHONE: 720 608 1907 EMAIL: contact@mosaicfoundation.org AURORA, COLORADO July 11th, 2020. Multicultural Mosaic Foundation Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Srebrenica genocide was the worst atrocity crime on European soil since the Second World War. More than 8,372 Bosnian …

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Campaign Update: COVID-19 Immigrant and Refugee Community – Relief Fund

May 17, 2020 – Multicultural Mosaic Foundation has established its COVID-19 Immigrant and Refugee Community Relief Fund and received 175 applications in one week starting on Monday April 20. So far, as part of this project, we have spent $10,000 from our funds. In addition, we have done fundraising and raised $6,900 from our community. …

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Colorado Muslim community Stands in Solidarity with Members of Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, the Jewish Community and the Latinx Community in Pueblo.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Iman Jodeh, Spokeswoman, Colorado Muslim Society Voice/Text Phone Number: Iman Jodeh: 720-608-1882 Email: Iman@meetthemiddleeast.org Colorado Muslim community Stands in Solidarity with Members of Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, the Jewish Community and the Latinx Community in Pueblo. Denver, CO, November 6th. On November 1st, 2019, FBI agents arrested white supremacist Richard Holzer …

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From John Alabilikian to El Paso to Mehmet

By Ismail Akbulut On August 3, a hate-driven heinous mass shooting targeting immigrants in El Paso, Texas left 22 people dead and added another chapter to the saddest of American stories. The tragedy made me reflect on the lives lost. They came to the US in search of a better future. Their deaths reminded me …

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Religions Come Together To Celebrate Unity Amid Tragedy

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s the first day of Islam’s biggest holiday. Coloradans from different religions came together on Sunday to celebrate as one and learn from one another. (credit: CBS) At an office park in Aurora, Muslim and Jewish people got together to celebrate Eid Al-Adah. “Today is the highest Islamic holiday,” said Ismail …

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Group Fills Backpacks For Immigrant Students: ‘It Is Love Inside’

DENVER (CBS4) – The Multicultural Mosaic Foundation is coming together to help immigrant students in Colorado have what they need to succeed in the classroom before the new school year. Starting off at a new school is tough enough for most kids, but imagine if you were starting a new school in a totally different …

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Multicultural Mosaic Foundation condemns all crimes committed against humanity.

April 24th, 2019, Aurora, Colorado – Multicultural Mosaic Foundation condemns all crimes committed against humanity. On this day, we remember the victims, families, communities and people who are and were victims of crimes against humanity such as systematic mass killings and genocides. Every human is created with dignity by God and every human life is …

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The Other Side of Home by Ismail Akbulut

Hayko Bagdat In a tweet fired off earlier this month, Turkish sociologist Yahya Mustafa Keskin from Abant Izzet Baysal University took aim at journalist Hayko Bagdat — who has Armenian roots — by mockingly referring to him as the “remains of the sword.” This might seem cryptic for the average English speaker, but Keskin was …

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Ismail Akbulut: Greece – a cradle of Western civilization

Greece – a cradle of Western civilization, home of the first democracy, and birthplace of Socrates, one of the founders of Western Philosophy. I’d always wanted to visit Greece, but as someone with Turkish heritage, the word “Greek” contained a bitter aftertaste. First of all, the Greeks and Turks have had a long and often …

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PRESS RELEASE: Response to threatening messages.

AURORA, COLORADO August 30th 2018. Multicultural Mosaic Foundation (MMF) is a Colorado based non-profit, dedicated to understanding, dialog and peace. Since 2016 our foundation has received several direct or indirect threatening messages. An example can be seen in the attached postcard written in Turkish which translates, “We are watching you inglorious” signed by an anonymous …

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