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CAIR-CA Youth Leadership Conference at State Capitol

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 6/24/05) – Beginning August 18, the California office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will hold the first Annual Muslim Youth Leadership and Empowerment Conference in Sacramento. The conference, which will run until August 21, will feature workshops on community organizing and advocacy, public speaking and media activism. A highlight of the conference will be a ‘Mock Legislature’ session, during which participants will serve as legislators as they debate public policy issues and prepare bills to be presented on the floor of the State Senate. Only 30 scholarships are available to eligible juniors and seniors in high school. Applicants may apply online at:

CONTACT: CAIR-Sacramento Valley, Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269, E-Mail: sacval@cair.comSEE ALSO:


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