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CAIR-LA: FBI to Host Town Hall Meeting

FBI NEWS RELEASE: The FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office, in partnership with members of the FBI’s Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee in Los Angeles, is hosting a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 8th, 2006, announced J. Stephen Tidwell, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles. The meeting will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Exposition Park Community Center, located at 3980 South Menlo Avenue in Los Angeles. The purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum wherein the FBI can address issues of public concern and answer questions posed by members of the community in an informal setting.

The Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee (MCAC) was formed to create an environment in which relationships are formed based on mutual respect and understanding, and through which dialogue is facilitated, between the community and the FBI. The FBI’s responsibility in upholding the Constitution and civil rights of American citizens is better understood through the channels of communication that exist through organizations like the MCAC. MCAC, which will co-host the meeting, includes members from the following organizations:

* Bahai Faith- Beverly Hills Spiritual Assembly
* Muslim Public Affairs Council
* Council of Pakistan American Affairs
* Masjid Al-Fatiha of America
* Council on American Islamic Relations
* Maleki Foundation
* Free Muslims Coalition.
* Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation
* Inter Religious Federation for World Peace,
* Council of Pakistan-American Chamber of Commerce
* Iranian American Lawyers’ Association,
* Pakistan-American Business Executives
* Islamic Society of Orange County,
* Shura Council of Southern California
* Islamic Center of Southern California
* Sikh Society
* LA County Sheriff’s Advisory Council
* Syriac Orthodox Foundation
* LA Latino Muslim Association
* US COPTS Association


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