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CAIR-MN to Host Free Monthly Legal Clinics


(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 2/20/15) — On Tuesday, February 24, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will host its 5th Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic. The monthly clinics provide free legal advice in areas such as civil rights, housing, family law, immigration, and employment.

WHAT: Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic
WHEN: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Future dates to be announced.
WHERE: Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road West, West St. Paul, MN, 55118, Room 520

“It's important to give individuals access to attorneys so they can better understand and navigate through their legal issues,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Attorney Ellen Longfellow. “We thank our partners, the F.R. Bigelow Foundation, the Minnesota State Bar Foundation and the Hennepin County Bar Foundation, for helping us better serve the community.”

Attorneys and law students interested in volunteering can contact CAIR-MN at or 612-206-3360.

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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