Understanding Muslim Culture and Today’s Challenges

In this brief talk, PCC Chair Mohamed Alyajouri will cover topics about the Muslim community here in Washington County, as well as other challenges his communities face. Mohamed’s professional and community involvement has been around community building, social justice initiatives, interfaith outreach and partnerships, and public health promotion. In the spring of 2017, Mohamed ran for public office and was elected to the Portland Community College Board of Directors, serving residents of Washington and Yamhill counties. He also serves on World Oregon’s Advisory Board, Oregon Public Health Association Board, and the Muslim Educational Trust’s Outreach Committee. Mohamed, a proud first-generation immigrant, grew up in Oregon.