(CLEVELAND, OH, 8/14/2017) – This evening, the Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) will take part in “Not in Our Town,” an interfaith vigil and rally against hate on the steps of Cleveland City Hall organized by local faith and civic leaders.
WHAT: “Not in Our Town” Interfaith Peace Vigil and Rally Against Hate
WHEN: Monday, August 14, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Steps of Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
CONTACT: CAIR-Cleveland Executive Director Julia Shearson, 216.830.2247 or 216.440.2247, firstname.lastname@example.org
CAIR-Cleveland also condemned the recent terror attack on anti-racist protesters at a gathering of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the KKK, and other racists in Charlottesville, Va.
“We condemn this act of domestic terrorism targeting anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urge all Americans to denounce the ideology of hate that is promoted by white supremacists and racists who gathered under the ”˜Unite the Right’ banner,’” said Julia Shearson, CAIR-Cleveland executive director.
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, fomentar el diÃ¡logo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensiÃ³n mutua.
– END –