#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2003, CAIR Launches National 'Islam in America' Ad Campaign with Placements on New York Times Editorial Page

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/23/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the latest “CAIR Snapshots” video highlighting a quarter century of “defending, educating and empowering the American Muslim community.”

[NOTE: Use #CAIRSnapshots on Twitter to view all the short videos highlighting CAIR’s important work over the past quarter century.]

Today’s snapshot features how in 2003, CAIR launched a national “Islam in America” advertising campaign with ads placed on the New York Times editorial page.

#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2003, CAIR Launches National 'Islam in America' Ads on NY Times Editorial Page

https://youtu.be/JoiLL-E33xo

BACKGROUNDER: Islamic Advocacy Group Attempts to Counter Anti-Muslim Rhetoric – Voice of America 2003-03-07

https://www.voanews.com/archive/islamic-advocacy-group-attempts-counter-anti-muslim-rhetoric-2003-03-07

The #CAIRSnapshots campaign is just one of many activities and initiatives leading up to CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.

SEE: CAIR’s 25th Annual Gala

https://www.cair.com/25th_anniversary_banquet

Online registration is open for the gala with a keynote address by special guest Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place and receive early-bird discount.

SAVE WITH EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION: Individual tickets cost $75 before Oct. 1 and $85 thereafter. Childcare is $25 per child before Oct. 1 and $35 thereafter. Childcare registration is required for children under 13 years old.

TO REGISTER, GO TO: https://www.cair.com/25th_anniversary_banquet

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com


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