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CAIR-Minnesota to Join No Hate Community Rally in Stillwater After Harassment of Muslim Mother, Child

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/4/20) – This morning, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) will join East Metro United Against Racism Coalition and other community groups in Stillwater in community gathering to promote Stillwater as a welcoming and safe place for residents and visitors.

Link to Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1521990064851880/

The community gathering comes after a Muslim woman and her child were harassed, followed and intimidated by a biker gang the weekend prior.

CAIR: Stillwater officials asked to ensure safety of minorities after biker gang incident involving Muslim mother, child

https://kstp.com/minnesota-news/cair-stillwater-officials-asked-to-ensure-safety-of-minorities-after-biker-gang-incident-involving-muslim-mother-child-june-29-2020/5776131/

WHAT: Hate is Not Welcome Here in Stillwater Community Event

WHEN: Saturday July 4 at 10 AM

WHERE: Lowell Park by the Liftbridge Stillwater Minnesota

WHO: Community Groups and Impacted family to speak to group of community members

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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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR-MN Deputy Director Mohamed Ibrahim, mibrahim@cair.com, 612-206-3360; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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