(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 1/11/17) – On Saturday, January 21, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nationâ€™s largest American Muslim civil rights organization, will join thousands of others for the Womenâ€™s March on Washington, both in the nationâ€™s capital and at parallel events across the country.
CAIR-New Jersey Chairwoman Nadia Kahf will be among the speakers at the rally in Trenton, N.J.
CAIR New Jersey is a sponsor of the Womenâ€™s March on New Jersey which will take place at the Trenton War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey at 10 a.m. Marchers will rally in solidarity with marchers in Washington, D.C., at the Womenâ€™s March on Washington and at the over 170 sister marches being held across the United States and the world.
SEE: Join the Women's March on New Jersey on January 21st
â€œItâ€™s important that women from all corners of New Jersey have their voices heard,â€ said CAIR-NJ Chairwoman Nadia Kahf. â€œThis march will serve as a reminder to our elected officials that they are responsible for the well-being of all of the citizens they represent, regardless of whether they share the same faith, gender or national heritage.â€
CAIR is largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy 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.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, fomentar el diÃ¡logo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensiÃ³n mutua.
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