(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 1/28/08) – A representative of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) recently participated in a panel discussion at the “Restoring Our Rights” conference of the Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU-MI) in Dearborn, Michigan.
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid spoke on a panel entitled “Racial & Ethnic Discrimination,” which focused on constitutional issues that might arise when fighting discrimination.
Other participants on the panel included Mark Fancher, ACLU-MI staff attorney, Donnell White, Deputy Director of the NAACP – Detroit, and Rashida Tlaib, staff member of Michigan State Representative Steve Tobocman.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 34 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, Tel: 248-842-1418, E-Mail: email@example.com