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CAIR-GA to Hold ‘Know Your Rights’ Workshop

WHAT: On February 19, the North Georgia office of the Council on
American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA) will hold a “Know Your Rights”
workshop designed to help the local Muslim Community better understand
issues related to civil rights and the political process.

WHEN: SATURDAY, February 19, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Dar Un-Noor School, 434 14th St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, PH:
404-876-5051 (Near the intersection of 14th Street and Northside Drive.)
CONTACT: CAIR-GA, Yusof Burke, 404-542-1209; Jabril Alexander,
678-937-1495; Mary Hixson, 678-768-6641

CAIR-GA has documented reports of Muslims in the Metro-Atlanta area who
have experienced employment-related and other forms of discrimination or bias.

“We believe that many incidents of Islamophobic discrimination can be
prevented if American Muslims understand their legal rights and play an
active and constructive role in local communities,” said CAIR-GA Executive
Director Yusof Burke.

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and
chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding
of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American
Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to:
http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About

 

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