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Poll: 1-in-4 Americans Holds Anti-Muslim Views

  CAIR’s News ConferencePoll Results (PDF Format):English || Arabic (WASHINGTON, DC – 10/4/2004) – According to a poll released today by a prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group, 1-in-4 Americans believes a number of anti-Muslim stereotypes and negative images of Muslims are 16 times more prevalent than positive ones. SEE: http://www.cair-net.org/downloads/pollresults.ppt The poll, sponsored by the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and conducted by an independent research firm, was designed to understand

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CAIR-LA Fundraising Banquet Almost Sold Out

  WHAT: The CAIR-LA annual fundraising banquet, “Restoring the American Dream: Celebrating A Decade of Service” on October 9 is almost sold out! We urge you to buy your tickets today as over 1,800 have already been sold. There are only a few dozen seats still available. To purchase tickets: call (714) 776-1847, e-mail socal@cair.com, or go to http://www.cair-california.org CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Cole, Constitutional Law Professor, Georgetown University (Keynote) Imam Siraj Wahaj, Masjid At-TaqwaOmar

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CAIR-DC Dinner Sold Out

  Alhamdulillah (praise be to God), CAIR’s 10th Anniversary Banquet to beheld tonight in Washington, D.C., is sold out. More than 1000 dinnerattendees will hear from presidential candidate Ralph Nader, James “Yusuf”Yee, Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, and a number of otherspecial guests. Ticket-holders with urgent questions may call 202-646-6043.  

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CAIR-Seattle: Muslim, Jewish, Christian Teens Build Habitat Homes

  On October 2, 2004, more than sixty teensof diverse faiths and backgrounds will unite to build homes for Habitat forHumanity. The young men and women will join the two-weekinterfaith-construction blitz at Snoqualmie Ridge organized by Together WeBuild A World Community (TWB), an alliance of the Seattle office of theCouncil on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Seattle) and 13 Jewish, Muslimand Christian Seattle-area congregations and organizations. TWB was formed post-9/11 as vehicle for people of different faithcommunities, who

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Ohio Muslims to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Elections

  On Saturday, October 9, the Islamic Council of Ohio, the Council onAmerican-Islamic Relations-Ohio (CAIR-Ohio) and the American MuslimTaskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT) will host a “Muslim Vote2004″ town hall meeting with local, state and national political candidatesin Columbus. (A similar event will take place October 10 in Michigan.) WHAT: Muslim Vote 2004 Town Hall MeetingWHERE: Ohio Statehouse Atrium, Columbus, OhioWHEN: Saturday, October 9, 2004, 11:30 am – 3:00 pmCONTACT: CAIR-Ohio President Ahmad

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Cincinnati Muslims to Meet with Candidates

  On Friday, October 1, the Cincinnati office of the Council onAmerican-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cincinnati), Muslim American Society(MAS), Muslim Student Association (MSA)-Xavier University, and the MuslimEducation and Cultural Institute (MECI)-University of Cincinnati, will hostan “Election 2004 Town Hall Meeting” with local and state politicalcandidates. WHAT: Election 2004 Town Hall MeetingWHERE: Kelly Auditorium, Alter Hall, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OhioWHEN: Friday, October 1, 2004, 7 – 9 p.m.CONTACT: CAIR-Ohio Cincinnati Office Director Karen Dabdoub, 513-281-8200,E-Mail: cincinnati@cair-ohio.com  

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