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CAIR-MN to Organize Muslim Lawyers’ Networking Event

CAIR-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 8/21/13) – On August 24, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will host its second annual MN Muslim Legal Professionals' Networking Breakfast.

The event is the state's only gathering that brings together the Minnesota Muslim legal community, including lawyers, law students, judges, and law professors.

WHAT: MN Muslim Legal Professionals' Networking Breakfast
WHEN: Saturday, August 24, 9 a.m.
WHERE: CAIR-MN, Meeting Room 200, 2021 East Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55413
CONTACT: Individuals interested in attending the networking breakfast may contact CAIR-MN at info@mn.cair.com or 612-206-3360

Also on Saturday, August 24, CAIR-MN will offer a Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic at the Twin Cities “Day of Dignity.”
SEE: Amid Cuts to Minn. Courts, Free Legal Help Saturday (KSTP)
SEE ALSO: Muslim Group Offers Free Legal Advice Saturday During 'Day of Dignity' Event
The Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Masjid An Nur, 1729 North Lyndale Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55411. It will provide advice in areas such as civil rights, housing, family law, immigration, and employment. The Day of Dignity is organized by Al Maauum Neighborhood Outreach.
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 Executive Director Lori Saroya, 612-327-6700, lsaroya@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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