(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 10/2/07) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) yesterday participated in the 6th Annual “Ramadan Iftar” at the Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
The iftar (fasting breaking) program was sponsored by Cranbrook Kingswood School, one of America’s top college preparatory schools. Students, parents and staff were in attendance
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid was the keynote speaker for the event. He spoke about the meaning of Ramadan and the importance of increasing dialogue between the various ethnic and religious groups in America.
“We welcome opportunities such as this to increase awareness about the importance of dialogue among ethnic and religious groups, particularly in the company of the future leaders of our society,” said CAIR-MI Dawud Walid.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 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