#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2018, CAIR Wins Ramadan Victory for Muslim Inmates in Alaska, Organizes Tour of Civil Rights Memorial by Muslim Leaders, Challenges Family Separation at Border

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/7/19) – 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 highlights how in 2018, CAIR announced a federal judge’s approval of an agreement between CAIR and Alaska's attorney general that required Muslim inmates observing Ramadan be provided with adequate nutrition. Also in 2018, some 30 CAIR leaders attended the inauguration of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., and CAIR challenged the Trump’s administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the border.

SEE: #CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2018, CAIR Wins Ramadan Victory for Muslim Inmates in Alaska, Organizes Tour of Civil Rights Memorial by Muslim Leaders, Challenges Family Separation at Border  

https://youtu.be/C6jO4tVpwMg

BACKGROUNDER:

Breaking News: CAIR, Alaska AG Reach Agreement on Feeding Muslim Inmates During Ramadan

https://www.cair.com/breaking_news_cair_alaska_ag_reach_agreement_on_feeding_muslim_inmates_during_ramadan

30 CAIR Leaders to Attend Inauguration of Lynching Memorial in Alabama

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/30-cair-leaders-to-attend-inauguration-of-lynching-memorial-in-alabama-300635633.html

Video: CAIR Rep Ibrahim Hooper at Rally for Immigrant Family Reunification in Virginia

https://youtu.be/lqg8qcRux7Q  

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.

Online registration is open for the gala with special guest Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), political commentator Dean Obeidallah, activist and community leader Linda Sarsour, State Representative Movita Johnson-Harrell (D-PA), and motivational speaker Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh.

Past events have been sold out and no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place.

REGISTRATION: Individual tickets cost $85 (Student $65). Childcare is $35 per child. Childcare registration is required for children under 13 years old. No children under 13 are allowed inside the banquet hall.

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

Disclaimer: All funds solicited in connection with this event are for CAIR, and not for Ilhan Omar or Ilhan Omar for Congress.

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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