Sarwat Husain, founding president of the San Antonio Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, was the featured speaker recently at a luncheon meeting here of the Texas Democratic Women, Hill Country Chapter.

Husain's topic was "Islamophobia," and she supplemented her talk with a Power Point presentation.

She publishes Al-Ittihaad Monthly, the largest American-Muslim newspaper in Texas and is sometimes a guest columnist for the San Antonio Express-News. She was introduced as working to encourage political engagement in Texas; and being involved in interfaith dialogue and offering diversity trainings on Muslim beliefs and practices at businesses, universities, churches and law enforcement agencies.

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