Welcome to the Muslim Educational Trust - MET


 

The Muslim Educational Trust was founded in 1993 in response to the community's needs in the Portland area. These needs for education about Islam were generated by the Muslim community as well as the Non-Muslim community.

Muslim Educational Trust is dedicated to the betterment of our society, and strives to achieve its purpose through education, cooperation, networking, and programs which benefit Muslims and non-Muslims in the greater Portland, Oregon.

Ally Conversation Toolkit (ACT) Workshop

 

Tools and Skills to effectively engage with people who don't think racism is real
Monday, February 19th 2018,  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Muslim Educational Trust: 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223

Cost: $30

Do you think that racism against other groups than yours is a real problem in our society, and one that needs to be addressed? Do you struggle to practically advance the cause of anti-racism in your community?

If so, this workshop is designed to help you have more effective conversations with people around you who don't think racism is real. Utilizing contemporary research on persuasion, this interactive workshop leaves participants with concrete skills to advance racial equity.

Reserve Your Spot TODAY

  • What does the latest scientific research say about the keys to persuading others?
  • How relevant are tools of empathetic listening and non-violent communication?
  • How can my own racial background and perspective be used to help me engage skeptics?
  • What are effective approaches for strategically addressing racially problematic behaviors?
  • How do I make good and courageous choices about engaging difficult racial moments?
  • What is a good sequence of issues to cover when trying to expand a skeptic's perspective?
Dr. David Campt

This workshop was developed by and is facilitated by Dr. David Campt, nationally renowned in the areas of community engagement, conflict resolution, inclusion, and equity. Dr. Campt is the creator and presenter of the White Ally Toolkit. You can learn more about him and this work at www.allyconversationtoolkit.com.

MET Annual International Bake Sale

 

Sunday, February 25th, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
MET Community Center: 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd Tigard, OR 97223

Featured in this Year's Bake Sale

Rumi Tree Olive Oil, Nabali Tree Olive Oil, Crushed Organic Olive Oil: Lemon, Thyme, Chili, and Basil, Green Olive Tapenade, Maftoul, Freekeh, and Za'atar

Come and Enjoy a Wide Variety of International Delicacies

Baklavas, Egg Rolls, Cupcakes, Zaatar pies, Meat pies, Cheese pies, Kaftahs, Samosas, Brownies, Cakes, Breads, Ethiopian Food, Bengali Food, Afghani Food, Turkish Food and more...

Proceeds will help support Oregon's Muslim Youth's (OMY أمي) Scholarship Fund: A Muslim Educational Trust youth enrichment, engagement, and mentorship program benefiting all youth within our community at large.

SOAR Immigration Legal Services @ MET

 

Are You Seeking Immigration Legal Advice? Come meet with an Attorney or BIA-Accredited Representative at a Consultation Day with SOAR Immigration Legal Services

Every 1st Wednesday of the month Starting Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
MET Community and Educational Center
10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223

Services Include:

  • Applications for U.S. Citizenship
  • Lawful Permanent Residency (Green Cards)
  • Family-based Visas
  • Asylum Counseling
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • U-Visa
  • Employment Authorization

Sign up for your appointment when doors open at 4:00 P.M. | First come, first serve | $50 Consultation Fee