CAIR-MI REP SPEAKS AT AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE – TOP
(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 6/13/08) – A representative from the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) yesterday spoke on a panel discussion about building cross-ethnic and religious advocacy relationships at the annual African-American Leadership Commission (AALC) of the Gamaliel Foundation Conference in Detroit, Mich.
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid participated in a panel discussion titled “Uniting for Power in Politics, Faith and Democracy,” which focused on coalition building with different ethnic and faith groups to advocate for minority rights.
Other panelists included Charlene Sinclair of InSinc Consulting, David Schutten of Atlantans Building Leadership for Empowerment (ABLE), and Fr. Tom Sepulveda of St. Anne de Detroit Catholic Church.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 35 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: 248-559-2247, E-Mail: email@example.com