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CAIR-Chicago Meets with Delegation of Danish Youth

(CHICAGO, IL, 6/30/06) - A delegation of eight young leaders from Denmark recently visited CAIR-Chicago’s downtown office.

The delegation came to Chicago through the State Department’s International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). That program, administered by the Meridian International Center, seeks to introduce participants to American community organizations that effectively address local social and educational issues. It also seeks to establish long-term ties between Danish and American community activists to facilitate an on-going dialogue on grassroots activism, cultural pluralism, and political engagement.

“It is important for western Muslim communities in the United States and Europe to share their experiences and learn from each other,” said Dina Rehab, Outreach Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago.

CAIR-Chicago plans to meet with other international delegations this year, including delegations from Kyrgyzstan and India. CAIR-Chicago met with a delegation from the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in Southern Philippines on June 8th.

CONTACT: CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, 847-971-3963, E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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