(CINCINNATI, 3/23/16) â€“ The Cincinnati office of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cincinnati) said today thanked those who contributed to the success of its 14th Annual Banquet and Fundraiser on Sunday.
Speakers for the sold-out event included Dr. Altaf Husain, vice president of the Majlis Ashura of the Islamic society of North America (ISNA) and CAIR-National Board Chair Roula Allouch.
“This banquet was our most successful yet and offered us an opportunity to celebrate CAIR's community advocacy work and to share the successes we have had and to discuss the challenges ahead,” said CAIR-Cincinnati President Zenu Tayeb. â€œOur guest speakers addressed the current concerns of the Muslim community and inspired the audience to continue working for the betterment of all.â€
Awards were given to individuals for enhancing understanding of Islam, encouraging dialogue and for community service.
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. There are three CAIR chapters in Ohio- Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland.
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