CAIR-Minnesota to Co-Host Forum on Islamophobia in St. Cloud

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/27/2019) – On Saturday, November 2, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota), together with two community-based non-profits (#UNITECLOUD and Cornerstones Center, Inc.) and the Muslim Students Association of St. Cloud State University, will co-host a forum titled "Address Bigotry, Hate, and Islamophobia in the Community.”

Speakers will include: Dr. Tamrat Tademe of St. Cloud State University, Ahmed Ali, executive director of Cornerstones Center, Inc., Natalie Ringsmuth, executive director of #UNITECLOUD, and CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein. The forum will also feature a panel of Muslim students offering their personal experiences with Islamophobia.

WHAT: "Address Bigotry, Hate, and Islamophobia in the Community" Forum

WHERE: St. Cloud State University, Atwood Memorial Center, Cascade Room, 720 4th Ave S, St. Cloud, MN 5630.

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CONTACT: CAIR-Minnesota Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360

The Washington-based Muslim civil rights organization has reported an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims, immigrants and members of other minority groups since the election of Donald Trump as president.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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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