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June 09, 2020

On June 8, 2020, Hoda Mahmoudi, Research Professor and Chair, The Bahá’ì Chair for World Peace gave a statement at the opening of the town hall meeting on Policing and Racism in America.  The town hall was sponsored by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park. You can read the full statement at the link below.

June 01, 2020

The Baha'i Chair for World Peace is heartbroken about the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many others. Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones - and to all those touched by the terrible effects of degradation and violence. Not enough can ever be said about the entrenched, ongoing scourge of racism and its toll on African-American lives. We...

March 25, 2020
As of March 19, 2020 The University of Maryland has transitioned to an online environment. 
 
This has implications for our ongoing programs and events, and we are continuing to monitor the situation and adapt as necessary.
 
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