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CAIR-FL Takes Part in Civil Rights Summit


(BROWARD, FL, 10/22/04) – The Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) recently took part in the first South Florida Civil Rights Summit in Broward County.

The summit, sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunity, featured speakers such as Broward County Mayor Ilene Lieberman, Derick Daniel, executive director of the Florida Commission on Human Relations, Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist, and CAIR-FL Executive Director Altaf Ali.

“We thank the Office of Equal Opportunity of Broward County for giving us an opportunity to share Muslim concerns,” said Ali. “We hope that summits such as this can help build bridges of understanding and tolerance throughout Florida.”

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CONTACT: Altaf Ali, 954-298-8214,;
Ahmed Bedier, 813-731-9506,


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