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CAIR-MN to Hold Free Legal Clinic on Civil Rights, Housing, Family Law

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/9/2015) – On Tuesday, July 14th, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will hold a “Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic” to provide free legal advice on issues such as civil rights, housing, family law, consumer debt, and employment.

WHAT: Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic

WHEN: Tuesday, July 14th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road West, West St. Paul, MN 55118, Room 110A

“Many people have legal issues but no access to attorneys. This clinic will enable people to talk to a lawyer for free about their legal problems,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow. “We thank our F.R. Bigelow Foundation and Minnesota State Bar Foundation partners for helping us better serve the community.”

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,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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