CAIR-LA President Receives Award
(PASADENA, CA, OCTOBER 20, 2005) – State Senator Jack Scott, Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer and Assembly member Carol Liu presented Tahra Goraya with the Nonprofit Executive Director of the Year Award as part of their sixth annual Women In Business Award Luncheon on October 19 at the Pasadena Hilton. Goraya also serves as the president of the Southern California Chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA).
Ms. Goraya, a Pakistani-American Muslim and Day One executive director for nearly five years, was one of twenty-five distinguished women in private enterprise, science and technology, arts and entertainment to receive the distinction for her contributions to the community.
“The CAIR-California team congratulates Tahra on her well-deserved award for her work to improve the lives of youth in our community,” said Fouad Khatib, Chairman of CAIR-California.
Day One is a seventeen year-old community-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an organizational structure by which Pasadena and Altadena will reduce the problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Day One convenes, develops, coordinates, and provides prevention services.
CONTACT: CAIR-LA: Sabiha Khan, (714) 776-1847 or (714) 390-0334