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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Philadelphia, Coalition Partners Protest U.S. Army War College Hosting Anti-Muslim Speaker

(PHILADELPHIA, PA., 2/20/20) – The Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today joined coalition partners in protesting the decision of the U.S. Army War College to invite anti-Muslim speaker Raymond Ibrahim for a Feb. 26 lecture. Last year, the college postponed a similar speaking engagement with Ibrahim in response to widespread criticism. In response to postponement of his 2019 lecture, Ibrahim restated his bigoted

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR National Board Chair to Take Part in Webinar on ‘Race & The Future of Muslim American Leadership’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/20/20) –On Feb. 27 (8:30 p.m.), Roula Allouch, national board chair of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), will offer her views on “Race & The Future of Muslim American Leadership” during an online panel discussion. The panel will also include Chaplain Omer Bajwa and Dr. James E. Jones. The webinar is based on the January/February cover article for the Islamic Horizons Magazine of the same name. Panelists will discuss the current situation of American

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Condemns Deadly Far-Right Terror Attack on Immigrants, Muslims in Germany

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/20/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a deadly far-right terror attack apparently targeting Muslims and immigrants in Germany that left at least nine people dead. A 43-year-old German man shot people at several locations in the Frankfurt suburb of Hanau late on Wednesday. A German official said the suspected gunman’s web page “pointed to deeply racist views.” German Chancellor Angela

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-SFBA, Secretary of State Alex Padilla, Civil Rights Leaders To Oppose Santa Clara’s Measure C

(SANTA CLARA, CA – 2/19/2020) – On Thursday, February 20, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) will host a press conference with Secretary of State Alex Padilla and civil rights leaders to oppose Santa Clara’s Measure C.  When: Thursday, February 20 at 1:00pm Where: CAIR-SFBA Office, 3160 De La Cruz Blvd., Suite 110, Santa Clara Who: CAIR-SFBA Government Relations Coordinator Sameena Usman Secretary of State Alex Padilla Former Assemblymember Paul Fong La

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Ayan Ajeen

Registration Opens for CAIR’s 6th Annual Maryland ‘Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium’ (MYLS) in Annapolis

(BALTIMORE, MD, 2/19/20) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today opened registration for its 6th annual Maryland Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (#MYLS2020).  This year’s event will be held on Thursday, April 2, at the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis. Open to youth ages 12 to 19, it is themed “Vision 2020: Imagining Progress Through Conflict Resolution.”  WHAT: Maryland Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium 2020 #MYLS2020 WHO: Muslim Youth Ages 12-19 WHEN: Thursday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 4

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