CAIR-NY: Support Eid School Holiday Bill

CAIR-NY: Support Eid School Holiday Bill
(NEW YORK, N.Y., 6/21/07) – The New York Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today urged Muslims and other people of conscience in that state to contact their respective state senators in support of the Eid School Bill (S3142).

The bill, introduced to the New York State Senate earlier this year by Senator John D. Sabini, makes Eid-al-Adha and Eid-al-Fitr official holidays in New York City public schools.

SEE: Coalition Calls for NYC Department of Education to Recognize Muslim Holidays


1) Contact your state senators.

To find their contact information, visit and click on the “Who Represents Me?” link. If you live outside New York City, use the “Senators” link on

2) Contact Senate Education Chair Stephen M. Saland at (518) 455-2411, Fax (518) 426-6920, or E-Mail .

COPY ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO: CAIR-NY Communications Coordinator Faiza N. Ali, 212-870-2002,