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CAIR-Minnesota to Protest Melissa Hortman, Demand She Bring Real Justice and Transformative Change

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/7/20) – – On Wednesday, July 8, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) will join other civil rights and community organizations at a peaceful protest to call for Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman to work for the people toward real change.


Protest participants will demand that Melissa Hortman use her position of power to fight for real change and police accountability.

Report:  What will it take to end police violence?

WHAT: Melissa Hortman We Demand Real Change Now Protest

WHEN:  Wednesday, July 8, 6 p.m.

WHERE:  8710 Windsor Terrace Brooklyn Park, 55443

CONTACT: CAIR-Minnesota Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,

Protest coalition organizations include CAIR-Minnesota, Communities United Against Police Brutality, Minnesota Disability Justice Network, Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar, Racial Justice Network, Movement Support Network, Insure the Police, and Cop Watch Minneapolis.

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.


CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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