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CAIR-MN, Social Justice Groups to Hold Anti-Hate Events to Counter Anti-Islam Rally

cair logos minnesota(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/9/2017) – – On Saturday, June 10th, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), the largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold several anti-hate events to challenge the hate promoted by ACT for America’s anti-Sharia protest.

First Event:

WHAT: Counter demonstration

WHEN: Saturday, June 10th, 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, St Paul, MN 55155

Second Event:

WHAT: Dawaha event – open mosque open dialogue: protesters are welcome to come tour and have questions answered.

WHEN: Saturday, June 10th, immediately following the counter demonstration

WHERE: The mosque is located 5 blocks from the capitol, Minnesota Dawah Institute, 478 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55103

Third Event:

WHAT: Unity Iftar – a breaking fast Ramadan dinner for the entire community

WHEN: Saturday, June 10th, 8:00 to 10:00 pm

WHERE: 504 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 (in the patio section of the Cedar Cultural Center)

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

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