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CAIR-Minnesota to Join Civil Rights Coalition To Demand Real Change from Second Special Session

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/13/20) – On Tuesday July 14, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join a coalition of other civil rights organizations for a news conference in Minneapolis to demand real change and leadership as MN State Government convened the second special session on Monday.


WHAT: Civil Rights Coalition News Conference to Demand Real Change from Second Special Session

WHEN: Tuesday, July 14, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Front Steps at the State Capitol steps; 75 Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360,

Coalition organizations include CAIR-Minnesota, Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar Clark, Communities United Against Police Brutality, Racial Justice Network, Minnesota Disability Justice Network, Black Lives Matter Minnesota, Black Lives Matter Twin Cities Metro, Cop Watch Minneapolis, and others.

CAIR-Minnesota Executive Director Jaylani Hussein said: 

“The last special session failed all of us and this special session is the opportunity to get this right.” 

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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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