CAIR: Registration Opens for 2020 Muslim Lobby Day at the Maryland State Capital

(BALTIMORE, MD, 12/4/19) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today announced that registration is officially open for the “2020 Maryland Muslim Lobby Day at the Capital” in Annapolis.     

The event, co-hosted by the United Maryland Muslim Council, the Prince George’s County Muslim Council, CAIR and others, will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis.  

WHAT: 2020 Maryland Muslim Lobby Day at the Capital

WHEN: Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5 - 9 p.m. 

WHERE: Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Md.   

REGISTRATION LINKhttps://MDMuslimLobbyDay2020.eventbrite.com

CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062; UMMC President Rizwan Siddiqi, 443-739-9234, rasiddiqi@gmail.com; PGCMC President Jameel Johnson, 443-857-6358, president@pgcmc.org

The 2020 lobby day agenda will be announced closer to the date of the event. The event is free, but registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Community members are urged to register soon as space is limited. 

During the 2019 lobby day, Maryland Muslim community delegates visited 35+ state lawmakers’ offices with legislative packets on eight bills in the state’s General Assembly pertaining to issues ranging from immigration, hate crimes, a statewide commission on lynching, and alternate forms of investment. 

The Washington-based civil rights organization also flagged issues of interest including faith-based bullying of Muslim children in public schools, reasonable living wages and ending support for genocides around the world.  

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.

The United Maryland Muslim Council is a community organization dedicated to promoting interest and involvement of Muslims in the State of Maryland. UMMC is committed to supporting, sponsoring and participating in activities of common interest of Muslims and the citizens of Maryland. 

The Prince George's County Muslim Council is a non-profit grass roots organization whose mission is to promote the involvement of Muslim residents in the civic and political affairs of the county. 

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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