CAIR-CA: ‘Building Bridges Between Islam and the West’
(DAVIS, CA, 4/14/06) – The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) recently presented a lecture, entitled “Building Bridges Between Islam and the West,” to a class of more than 270 students and staff at the University of California. CAIR-SV’s Director of Communications Dina EL-Nakhal discussed recent initiatives taken by Muslims in the West to help dispel misconceptions about Islam and Muslims.
“It is important for American Muslims to take a proactive role in building bridges between the Muslim world and America,” said Dina EL-Nakhal. “Education will play a huge role in dispelling misconceptions.”
CAIR-SV also participated in the annual KVIE telethon to raise funds for the local PBS affiliate. This is the third year of CAIR-SV’s participation in the fundraising effort.