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CAIR-CA Offers Job Corps Center Diversity Training

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 8/30/05) On Tuesday, August 30, the Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) conducted diversity training for more 300 Job Corps students and staff. The training was held at the Sacramento Job Corps Center Gymnasium.

CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra offered a presentation designed to make the future employees aware of issues that they might face when dealing with the diverse Muslim community.

Topics addressed in the presentation included the basic tenets of the Islamic faith, the status of women in Islam, and the diversity of the American Muslim community. A question-and-answer session followed the presentation.

Many students and staff thanked the presenter for coming and said they found the presentation to be very informative.

CONTACT: Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269, Email:


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