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Action Alert: Go Online Saturday, Dec. 19 for CAIR’s Annual Gala, ‘American Muslim of the Year,” Community Service Award Presentations

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/18/2020) – Go online Saturday, December 19 (6 – 8 p.m. ET) to watch CAIR’s virtual 26th annual gala, “Meet the Moment: Heal Our Nation, Champion Justice” featuring inspiring community leaders Linda Sarsour, Imam Zaid Shakir and Dr. Altaf Husain, and special video messages from Reps. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).     

CAIR’s gala will also feature presentation of the annual “American Muslim of the Year” award to an American Muslim individual, organization or coalition that has demonstrated “exemplary service to the country and the community” at the local or national level over the last year by “inspiring and empowering.”

CAIR will also present its “Community Service Award” to representatives of the thousands of Muslim medical and health care professionals who have shown such dedication during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

To RSVP for the gala, GO TO:  

For more information about CAIR’s Virtual Banquet, Click Here:

CAIR depends on your support to carry out its important work. Please DONATE today or during the gala.  



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 Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, 

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