Lesley Williams

Lesley Williams is a member of the coordinating committee and the National Legislative Organizing Committee for Jewish Voice for Peace in Chicago organizing around Islamophobia issues.  Lesley participated in two West Bank delegations with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence for solidarity work and resistance with Palestinian and Israeli peace activists, and is on the CJNV strategies and values team. She has spoken on Islamophobia and antisemitism at the American Studies Association conference, the MAS-ICNA conference and the American Muslims for Palestine conference;  and is a featured speaker for Jews Against Anti-Muslim Racism. She reviews books on race, Islamophobia and Palestine for Booklist magazine and Mondoweiss.