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CAIR-Minnesota to Join Bemidji Women’s March, Take Part in Panel Discussion with Beltrami Co. Commissioners

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 1/17/20) – On Saturday, January 18, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) will join other community organizations for the Bemidji Women’s March beginning at 11 a.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of Bemidji State University (BSU).

The march will return to the BSU campus for a panel discussion with Beltrami County commissioners Reed Olson and Tim Sumner, as well as a representative of First Lutheran Church Bemidji and CAIR-Minnesota Executive Director Jaylani Hussein.

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NOTE: Dress in very warm layers, bring snacks and water bottles or a thermos filled with a hot beverage. No food/drinks provided. See Facebook event for more details.

Facebook Page: “Women’s March Bemidji 2020â€

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,; Mattea Elhard, Women’s March Bemidji,, 218-308-1769

HOSTED BY: Students for the Environment and Phoenix (Bemidji State University student organizations), in collaboration with CAIR and Women’s March Bemidji.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.


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