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Action Alert: CAIR National Leadership and Policy Conference Program Now Online – Register TODAY

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/11/2018) – The full program for CAIR’s upcoming National Leadership and Policy Conference is now available online.

CAIR’s conference, themed “We the People, Organizing for Justice: Vision 2020,” will be held from Friday, October 19 to Saturday, October 20 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. The conference will conclude with the annual banquet, with the theme “Faith Led, Justice Driven,” on the evening of Saturday, October 20.

Tickets for the conference ($80 Students, $180 General Public) and banquet ($70) may be purchased together or separately. (Students must provide valid student ID for entry.) Conference registration includes a banquet ticket and all conference meals.



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Conference attendees will learn the most up-to-date organizing skills from American Muslim leaders and civil rights activists who are on the front lines mobilizing for justice in today’s political climate. Participants will gain a new awareness of how civic engagement, community outreach and social justice activism can contribute to the struggle for equality and help shape a new political landscape in the 2020 general election.

Conference Sessions Include:

  • #SpurredToAction: Cultivating Promising Muslim Leaders to Run for Office; How to Build a Movement Behind Your Campaign for Office
  • #IslamophobiaFightClub
  • #Media Mogul: Social Media Master Class
  • #NoMuslimBanEver = #FamiliesBelongTogether
  • Prophetic Tradition in Leadership and Activism
  • #PoliticalJudo: Being an American Muslim:
  • Thriving Under Political Attacks
  • #OrganizingAgainstUnjustPolicies; Fighting Anti-BDS Legislation
  • #TakeItToTheStreets: Making Movements Accessible and Equitable

Both the conference and the banquet will feature a number of nationally-known academics, leaders and activists, including:

  • Omar Suleiman
  • Linda Sarsour
  • Khizr Khan
  • Khaled Beydoun
  • Yasir Qadhi
  • Namira Islam
  • Arsalan Iftikhar
  • Hatem Bazian
  • CAIR National and Chapter Directors

In past years, the banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.

Conference tickets cost $180 for general attendees and $80 for students (valid student ID required). Conference tickets include the conference meals and a banquet ticket.


Reserve a Table(s) of 10:

Banquet tables for a family, business, mosque, or other group, may be reserved by calling 202-742-6454 or by emailing Space in the program book is available for advertisements to reach all banquet attendees. Email for a sponsorship form.

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