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CAIR Action Alert: Join Baltimore County Unity Rally Featuring Gold Star Father Khizr Khan

screenshot outlook.office.com 2017 07 11 11 21 09(BALTIMORE, MD, 7/11/17) — The Maryland Outreach Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging Baltimore County residents to attend Wednesday night’s Unity Rally organized by the Office of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and featuring Gold Star Father Khizr Khan.

  • WHO: Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz; Baltimore County Human Relations Commission 
  • WHAT: ‘A Call for Unity’ Rally Featuring Gold Star Father Khizr Khan
  • WHEN: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5-7 p.m.
  • WHERE: Patriot Plaza, 401 Bosley Avenue, Towson, Md. 21204

The purpose of the rally is to “call all races, nationalities, and faiths to unite and stand against injustices within our state and our country.”

The Washington-based civil rights organization recently launched an app to share critical “know your rights” information and to simplify the process to report hate crimes and bias incidents. CAIR is urging Muslims and members of other minority groups to download the app and utilize this resource to stay informed and empowered.

For a quick download of CAIR’s civil rights app, click here: http://www.cair.com/app

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Dr. Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

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