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CAIR, Community Partners to Hold Howard County, Md., Bystander Intervention Training

(BALTIMORE, MD, 6/18/19) — On Monday, June 24, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join almost a dozen community partners to hold the ”˜Howard County Bystander Intervention Training.’

The event is almost at capacity and anyone interested in attending is encouraged to register soon.

WHAT: Howard County Bystander Intervention Training

WHEN: Monday, June 24, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Howard County Library System, Elkridge Branch,6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD 21075


This comprehensive training will provide a grounding in the principles of nonviolence and de-escalation followed by interactive scenarios to practice new skills.

Participants will learn how to manage group dynamics that can arise from bias-motivated harassment. They will also learn how to confidently and compassionately facilitate bystander skills. The interactive training will include role-playing training scripts and practice scenarios. 

Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to people ages 14+. No prior training or experience is necessary. Due to space limitations, pre-registration is required. The workshop involves light to moderate physical movement and interaction in small groups. Photos may be taken, but the event will not be live-streamed. Join us as we expand our capacity to build solidarity in our communities.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.


CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry,, 410-971-6062

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