(LAS VEGAS, NV, 12/18/2007) – More than 200 people turned out on Saturday for the first annual Eid picnic hosted by the Nevada chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NV).
Members of the southern Nevada Muslim community enjoyed poetry, sports, and halaal barbeque. Representatives from the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) were on hand to offer free legal advice on employment discrimination.
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CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 33 offices, chapters and affiliates nationwide and in Canada. 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.
CONTACT: CAIR-NV Executive Director Yasser Moten, Tel: 702-448-8601, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org