(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/3/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will participate in the Muslim Caucus Education Collective’s inaugural conference taking place in Washington, D.C., on July 22-24.
CAIR Director of Government Affairs Robert McCaw will join the “Issue Based Advocacy: Health, Climate, Economic and Racial Justice” panel on Tuesday, July 23 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., and CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas will join the “Keeping Up the Fight Against the Muslim Ban” panel on Wednesday, July 24, from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.
To learn more and register for the event follow the link: https://www.muslimcaucuscollective.org/
The last day to register for the Muslim Collective for Equitable Democracy conference is July 20, 2019.
Featured speakers at the conference include:
- S. Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
- S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
- S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA)
- Attorney General of Minnesota Keith Ellison
- Omar Suleiman American Muslim scholar, civil rights activist, writer, and speaker
- Abdul El-Sayed, a former gubernatorial candidate in Michigan's 2018
- And more.
The conference will include a number of critical policy sessions and trainings covering all skill levels from grassroots organizing to advanced movement building and running for office.
The Muslim Caucus is a national organization focused on building movements by organizing Muslim Americans who are directly impacted by the real and present danger of phobia in our everyday civic and political discourse. It plays a unique and critical role to bridge the grassroots and national levels using inside influence and outside pressure to create change.
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.