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CAIR-CA to Host Youth Media Activism Workshop

(SANTA CLARA, CA, 4/7/06) – On April 22, the Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area (CAIR-SFBA) will host the second of a quarterly series of Youth Leadership Workshops to be held at the Muslim Community Association at 3003 Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara.

CAIR-SFBA’s “Intro to Media Activism” workshop will focus on introducing Muslim youth to an overview of print, radio, film, internet, and television media. The workshop will involve group activities and a field trip to tour the NBC3 studio in San Jose.

The workshops are designed to encourage civic, social and political activism in Muslim youth of America. This 2006 youth educational initiative will conclude later in the year with the CAIR-California 2nd Annual Youth Leadership Conference to be held at the state capitol in Sacramento, California!

Speaking to our group will be Zaki Hasan, a filmmaker and teacher at SJSU, Jonathan Jones, journalist for the Argus, Gina Hotta from KPFA Radio, and a panel of Muslims media activists from the Bay Area.

REGISTER TODAY: $10/per person, limited seating (covers lunch and field trip, no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

WHAT: Youth Leadership Workshop Series, 2nd Session: Intro to Media Activism
WHEN: April 22, 2006, 10 AM – 5 PM (registration begins at 9:30 AM)
WHERE: Muslim Community Association, 3003 Scott Blvd. Santa Clara. Women’s Lounge
WHO: Open to all high school students and first years of college.
CONTACT: Amina Ansari, Program Manager at or 408-986-9874


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