(SACRAMENTO, CA, 10/25/2007) – The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association – Community Education Foundation (APAPA-CEF) in partnership with California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, and the California Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legislative Caucus will host the 6th Annual Voter Education and Candidates Forum on Sunday, October 28, 2007, at California State University, Sacramento.
The forum is Co-chaired by the Sacramento Valley Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV), Pakistani American Association, NAACP and other community organizations.
“We urge the Muslim community to attend this very important event, said CAIR-SV Executive Committee member Rashid Ahmad. It is through events like this that community members can make informed decisions in the voting process.”
This is an opportunity for you to learn more about appointments to state boards and commissions.
What: Muslim Voter Education and Candidates Forum
When: Sunday, October 28, 2007, 12:30 – 6 p.m. (includes free lunch)
Where: California State University, Sacramento – University Union – 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA
Speeches and panel discussions by presidential campaigns, congressional, state legislative and local candidates on issues such as immigration and health care.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to promote justice, enhance the understanding of Islam, and empower American Muslims.
CONTACT: APAPA 916-949-9888, APAPA Vice President Tom Bhe 916-355-4159, or visit www.apapa.org; CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269; or E-Mail: email@example.com