Media Advisory: CAIR, Maryland Governor’s Office to Partner with Interfaith Community for Annual Designation of October as ‘Statewide Bullying Prevention Month’

(BALTIMORE, MD, 10/1/19) – On Wednesday, October 2, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join representatives of the Maryland Governor’s Office on Community Initiatives, the Interfaith Coalition of Greater Baltimore, the Maryland State Conference of the NAACP and other interfaith groups at a news conference in Baltimore for the annual declaration of October as “Statewide Bullying Prevention Month.”

WHAT: News Conference to Designate October as ‘Statewide Bullying Prevention Month’ in Maryland 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 2, 4 p.m. 

WHERE: CAIR Office in Maryland, 6120 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 2D, Baltimore, MD 21228

CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com410-971-6062

The civil rights organization has continued to document a significant rise in anti-Muslim school bullying incidents nationwide. 

SEE: Muslim Teen Who Was Hit And Smeared As ‘ISIS’ Wasn’t Protected By School, Mom Says (Huffington Post)

https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5d92137de4b0ac3cddac3fd0?test_ad=readmo_test&guccounter=1  

Community members are urged to report any bullying incidents to school administrators, CAIR’s Maryland Outreach Department at mdoutreach@cair.com and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by going to: https://www.cair.com/report

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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