CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/27/15) – This evening, the Maryland Outreach Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will partner with Maryland Muslim leaders to hold the state’s first “Youth Unity Event.”

This event, which brings together representatives from mosques across the state, is intended to provide a space for young Muslims to express their concerns and fears in the aftermath of the Chapel Hill shootings and other incidents targeting Muslims across the nation.

WHAT: United Youth Awareness Event
WHEN: Friday, February 27, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Dar At Taqwa, 10740 Clarksville Pike, Columbia, Md. 21042
CONTACT: CAIR Md. Outreach Manager Zainab Chaudry,, 410-971-6062

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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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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