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Building Inclusive Communities

  • A: Eid Al-Adha is a yearly celebration of the Islamic faith, remembering the story of Abraham. It focuses on sacrifice, the pilgrimage to Mecca and giving to those less fortunate. The celebration is based on the lunar calendar which changes the date each year. Most Muslims celebrate for four days, however the celebration of the first day is a must. This year it is celebrated July 19 through July 22.
  • “There’s a need for us to acknowledge and talk more about our differences,” Paulette Granberry Russell, senior advisor to the president for diversity and…