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CAIR-Kansas, Kansas Interfaith Action to Host ‘Muslim Advocacy Day’ at the State Capitol

CAIR logo(KANSAS CITY, KS, 3/8/17) – On Monday, March 13, the Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) and Kansas Interfaith Action (KIFA) will hold “Muslim Advocacy Day” at the Kansas state Capitol in Topeka.

The event includes a rally in the 2nd floor rotunda of the capitol building and formal acknowledgement in each chamber during the session by a state senator and a state representative. Meetings with lawmakers and their staff will take place following the rally.

WHEN: Monday, March 13, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Rally begins at 9:30 a.m.)

WHERE: 2nd Floor Rotunda of the State Capitol Building, Topeka, Kansas

CONTACT: CAIR-Kansas Board Chair Moussa Elbayoumy, 785-318-6323,; KIFA Executive Director Rabbi Moti Rieber, 316-680-7381,

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The period leading up to the Muslim Advocacy Day is “Stand with Muslim Neighbors” week in Kansas, sponsored by CAIR-Kansas and Kansas Interfaith Action (KIFA), during which different places of worship have invited Kansas Muslims to speak, and pastors have dedicated part of their Sunday sermons to speak about solidarity with the Muslim community.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR-Kansas Board Chair Moussa Elbayoumy, 785-318-6323,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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