(CINCINNATI, 4/5/17) – The Cincinnati office of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cincinnati) today thanked those who contributed to the success of its sold-out 15th Annual Banquet and Fundraiser on Saturday.
The speakers for the event were Mr. Khizr Khan, Esq., Constitutional Rights Advocate and Gold Star Father, and Ms. Roula Allouch, Esq., CAIR-National Board Chair.
"This banquet was our most successful yet and offered us an opportunity to celebrate CAIR's community advocacy work, to share our successes, and to prepare for the challenges ahead," said CAIR-Cincinnati President Tariq Rehman. “Our guest speakers spoke to the current concerns of the Muslim community and inspired the audience to continue working hard to help restore civil discourse and unity in our nation.”
Awards were given to individuals for enhancing understanding of Islam, and for protecting civil liberties.
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. There are three CAIR chapters in Ohio- Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland.
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