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CAIR-MI to Host 16th Annual Banquet on Sunday Highlighting Rising Islamophobia

CAIR logo(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 4/7/16) – On Sunday, April 10, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will host its 16th annual fundraising banquet, with the theme “Strengthening Our Voices; Advancing Together.”

The program will discuss the rising climate of Islamophobia in America as well as highlight the ways in which CAIR-MI, along with its partners in racial justice, civil rights and interfaith communities, work in coalition to address this troubling issue.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Usama Canon, director of Ta'leef Collective.

CAIR-MI’s Community Service Award will be presented to Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) and the annual Rosa Parks Scholarships will be given to this year's recipients.

WHAT: CAIR-MI 16th Annual Fundraising Banquet

WHERE: Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI

WHEN: Sunday, April 10, 1 p.m.

CONTACT: CAIR-MI MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, (248) 842-1418, E-Mail: dwalid@cair.com; CAIR-MI Office Manager Nargis Rahman, (248) 559-2247, E-Mail: nrahman@cair.com

For more information, go to: www.cairmichigan.org

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-Mail: dwalid@cair.com; CAIR-MI Officer Manager Nargis Rahman, 248-559-2247, E-Mail: nrahman@cair.com

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