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1,300 Turn Out for CAIR’s 25th Anniversary Gala in D.C.

CAIR director thanks staff and volunteers, urges those who could not attend to donate through website

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/12/19) – Some 1,300 community members, activists and leaders turned out on Saturday in Washington, D.C., for the sold-out 25th anniversary gala of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization.

Images/Video: CAIR’s Sold-Out 25th Anniversary Gala Nov. 9, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

“We thank all those who attended our 25th anniversary gala to show their support for CAIR’s important work defending civil rights and promoting civic engagement,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad.

He also thanked all the CAIR staff and volunteers who made the success of the event possible. 

ACTION REQUESTED: Awad asked those who were unable to attend the event, but who wish to support CAIR’s work, to donate through its website:

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.


CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, 202-774-0770,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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