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CAIR-MN to Hold Free Legal Clinic, ‘Know Your Rights’ Seminar at Somali-American Mall

CAIR logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 5/18/2016) – On Saturday, May 21, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will hold a Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic at a Somali-American shopping mall in Minneapolis, Minn.

The CAIR-MN clinic will provide free legal advice on issues such as civil rights, housing, immigration law, family law, consumer debt, and employment.  CAIR-MN will also present a “Know Your Rights†informational seminar prior to the clinic.

WHAT: Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic and Know Your Rights Training

WHEN: Saturday, May 21, Know Your Rights, noon; Free Legal Clinic, 1-4 p.m.

WHERE:  Karmel Square, 2936 – 2944 Pillsbury Avenue South, 4th Floor Conference Room, Minneapolis, MN 55408

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow, 612-206-3360, elongfellow@cair.com

“Many people have legal issues but no access to attorneys,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow. “This legal clinic will enable people to talk to a lawyer about their legal problems without having to worry about the cost.â€

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow, 612-206-3360, elongfellow@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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