(CINCINNATI, 3/12/18) – Some 160 people turned out on Saturday for the Council on American-Islamic Relations Cincinnati Chapter’s (CAIR-Cincinnati) 16th Annual Civil Rights Banquet, with the theme "Living Our Faith -- Defending Freedom" at the Holiday Inn in West Chester, Ohio. Almost $100,000 was raised at the banquet to support CAIR-Cincinnati’s civil rights work.
At the event, CAIR-Cincinnati presented its I-CAIR Awards to St. Timothy Episcopal Church and Beyond Civility.
“Our 16th Annual banquet was a resounding success, and we are on our way - God willing - to a successful year ahead,” said CAIR-Cincinnati Executive Director Karen Dabdoub.
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.