Press Releases

CAIR Co-Sponsors ‘March on Washington’ Anniversary Rally Tonight at Maryland State Capital

(BALTIMORE, MD, 8/28/17) — The Maryland Outreach Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that it is co-sponsoring the ‘March on Washington’ anniversary rally to be held this evening in Annapolis.

WHAT: 54 Years and Still Marching: ‘March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom’ Commemorative Rally

WHERE: Civil Rights Foot Soldiers Memorial, 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Md. 21401

WHEN: Monday, August 28, 6- 8 p.m.

CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Dr. Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

The peaceful rally will commemorate the 54th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and will feature notable speakers, including some participants in the original March on Washington, local elected officials, and community leaders and activists. A CAIR representative will speak at the event.

Organizers will also remember and honor civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory — a fearless and powerful voice for civil rights and for a just society.

Co-sponsors include Action Annapolis, We Persist – Women of Greater Anne Arundel, Anne Arundel Indivisible Coalition, and CAIR.

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.

– END –

CONTACT: CAIR Spokesperson Dr. Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

 

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter