Pillars invests in culture change that is reclaiming the histories and reimagining the futures of Muslims.
We amplify Muslim voices to change the lens through which our stories are told to one that is authentic, complex, accurate, and honest. We know that to do this we must shift the harmful dominant narratives that continue to be told about us. We believe that telling more nuanced stories about our communities can help us get to a more equitable and just society.
From backing talented Muslim creatives to designing a long-term culture change strategy in partnership with Pop Culture Collaborative, we recognize the power of media and pop culture to influence our daily lives by shaping our perceptions of ourselves and each other.
We approach storytelling work through the following programs: