(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 10/11/07) – A representative from the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) yesterday participated in a panel discussion entitled “Islam and Muslims in America and on the Campus” at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The panel discussion, which was organized by the Association of Religious Counselors (ARC), focused on various issues that affect American Muslim college students including spiritual needs, social challenges and tensions related to Islamophobia on university campuses.
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid was the lead speaker in the panel discussion, which was moderated by Rabbi Nathan Martin, the Associate Director of the University of Michigan Hillel student organization.
“We welcome such opportunities to inform religious counselors and student advisors about the needs of Muslim students and the growing amount of Islamophobia on university campuses,” said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, Tel: 248-842-1418, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org