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CAIR-FL to Host Forum on Hispanic Muslims

CAIR-FL TO HOST FORUM ON HISPANIC MUSLIMS

(MIAMI, FL, 11/7/06) – On November 12, the Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) and the Muslim Students at University of Miami will host a public event focusing on Hispanic Muslims in America.

Imam Benjamin Perez, President of CALMA (California Latino Medical Association), Imam Ali Siddiqui, noted peace and labor Activist and Mario Nunez, Director of CALMA, will discuss the trend of Hispanics converting to Islam.

“As the number of Hispanic Muslims grows, it is clear that the American Muslim community is more diverse than many people might imagine,” said CAIR-FL Communications Director Melissa Matos.

WHAT: Forum on Hispanic Muslims
WHERE: University of Miami’s University Center Flamingo Ballroom, 1252
Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL
WHEN: On Sunday, November 12, 2006, from 5-8 p.m.
CONTACT: Melissa Matos, CAIR-FL Communications Director, 954-990-3644 melissa@cairfl.org; Rafael Alexander, 561-549-7440; Amir Abdelzaher, 786-853-9476

 

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