CAIR-CT BANQUET A SUCCESS
(HARTFORD, CT, 4/10/07) - The Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CT) today announced that some 200 people attended its second annual banquet on Saturday, April 7.
In line with the theme "American Muslims: Connecting & Sharing," speakers urged working together in connecting and sharing resources, building bridges of understanding, and combating prejudice and discrimination.
The event brought together interfaith and community leaders from across Connecticut, as well as representatives from most Connecticut Islamic centers and organizations.
Awards were also presented to members of the community who had excelled in building interfaith bridges and promoting mutual understanding.
CAIR-CT's accomplishments and work for the past year were also highlighted at the dinner. CAIR-CT handled 40 cases of discrimination against Muslims, and conducted various workshops for the interfaith community, law enforcement agencies and Muslim community