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ACTION ALERT: RSVP Today for CAIR’s 26th Annual Virtual Gala on Dec. 19

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/14/2020) – RSVP today for CAIR’s virtual 26th annual gala, “Meet the Moment: Heal Our Nation, Champion Justice,” on the evening of Saturday, December 19, 2020, from 6 – 8 PM ET.     

This year, CAIR’s virtual gala will feature inspiring community leaders Linda Sarsour, Imam Zaid Shakir and Dr. Altaf Husain, and special video messages from Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Andre Carson (D-IN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).       

To RSVP for the gala, GO TO: https://www.cair.com/event 

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

https://www.facebook.com/events/191787692445224

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

DONATE: https://www.cair.com/donate/  

Also, nominations for the annual “American Muslim of the Year” award to be presented at the gala end today.   

CLICK HERE for the nomination form:    

igfn.us/form/wjgc5A  

The award honors 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.” The award is scheduled to be presented at CAIR’s gala. 

Note on Eligibility for American Muslim of the Year: To be eligible to receive the award, the nominated individual or a representative of the nominated group must reside in the United States and be able to attend the banquet virtually. CAIR will select the award recipient.  

Past American Muslim of the Year awardees cannot be nominated. Previous awardees include Linda Sarsour, Khizr Khan, Ahmed Mohamed, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, M.J. Khan, Bahia Amawi, and Aneelah Afzali.      

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.         

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CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com 

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