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CAIR Action Alert: DMV Muslims Invited to Attend Nov. 20 Democratic Debate Watch Party, Poll at Virginia Mosque

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/19/19) — On November 20, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Emgage USA, the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va., will host a watch party for the Democratic presidential debate along with “critical thinking” sessions before and after the debate.

WHAT: Democratic Debate Watch Party in Falls Church, VA 
WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET
WHERE: Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center, 3159 Row St, Falls Church, Virginia 22044

NOTE: CAIR, Emgage, and Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center, are non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organizations that do not endorse or oppose any political party or candidate.

The fifth Democratic presidential debate will feature 10 candidates.

Candidates that met debate qualifications for inclusion based on popular support include:

  • Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
  • Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard
  • California Senator Kamala Harris
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Investor Tom Steyer
  • Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

Dar Al-Hujrah Islamic Center (DAH) is a non-profit organization based out of Falls Church, Virginia that serves the Muslim community and society at large. DAH provides services of faith, social assistance, youth development, education, interfaith outreach and social/governmental advocacy. Our mission is to serve the Creator by: 1) Educating, developing and empowering our congregants; 2) Providing services of faith and care for our community; and, 3) Engaging society by building bridges and advocating for social justice.

Emgage seeks to educate, engage and empower Muslim American communities through educational events, voter initiatives, and leadership development for the purpose of creating a community of equitable, knowledgeable, and motivated citizens.

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,; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen,


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