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CAIR-Kansas to Join Wichita Vigil for Muslim Victims of North Carolina Shootings

CAIR-KS-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/19/15) -- On Friday, February 20, the Kansas chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join Wichita State University's Muslim Student Association and the Global Awareness Student Project at a vigil to honor the memory of three young Muslims who were killed in Chapel Hill, N.C., and to give the community an opportunity to stand in unity against hate and violence.

[NOTE: The vigil will be followed by a discussion in Rhatigan Student Center room 142. Many similar vigils have taken place or are taking place nationwide.]

WHAT: Vigil for Victims of Chapel Hill Shootings
WHERE: Outside the north entrance of the Rhatigan Student Center on the WSU Campus, 1845 Fairmont Street, Wichita, Kansas
WHEN: Friday, February 20, 7:30 p.m.
CONTACT: CAIR-Kansas Spokesperson Moussa Elbayoumy, 785-318-6323, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

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