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CAIR-Chicago to Launch ‘Explore the Life of Muhammad’

CAIR-Chicago to Launch ‘Explore the Life of Muhammad’
Year-long educational effort prompted by Danish cartoon controversy

(CHICAGO, 2/17/06) – The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today announced that it will hold a local press conference this Saturday to announce a major educational effort called “Explore the Life of Muhammad” as a positive response to the recent Danish cartoon controversy. (The press conference will be followed by an open Town Hall Meeting headed by Muslim leaders and activists discussing the controversy.)

The year-long educational initiative will begin by offering people of all faiths a FREE book or DVD about the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad. CAIR’s campaign will also feature grass-roots educational activities in Muslim communities throughout North America.

To learn more about the campaign, visit

WHAT: CAIR-Chicago to announce Educational Initiative in Response to Cartoon Controversy
WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 6 PM
WHERE: Board Room, The Islamic Foundation of Villa Park 300 West Highridge Road
Villa Park, IL 60181

CONTACT: Ahmed Rehab, (312) 212-1520, (847) 971-39631 E-Mail:


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