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CAIR-MI Gives Diversity Training to Comerica Staff

CAIR-MI GIVES DIVERSITY TRAINING AT COMERICA OPERATIONS CENTER

(Southfield, MI, 10/18/06) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today offered training to staff at the Comerica Operations Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Staff from California joined the training via telephone.

The training gave an overview of basic Islamic beliefs and practices, as well as explaining Islam’s prohibition of usury and alternatives to traditional interest based loans.

“It is encouraging to see prominent institutions make a commitment to diversity,” said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid. “Comerica is setting an example that we hope other financial institutions will follow.”

CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1428, director@cairmichigan.org

 

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