(TAMPA, FL, 10/23/2007) – Some 700 people turned out on Saturday for CAIR-Tampa’s annual fundraising banquet. The banquet, with the theme “Let the Conversation Begin” helped raise more than $400,000 to support CAIR-Tampa’s civil rights and advocacy work.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.
CONTACT: CAIR-Tampa Community Relations Coordinator Jamila Baraka, 813-514-1414, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR-Tampa Executive Director Ahmed Bedier, 813-731-9506, E-Mail: email@example.com