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CAIR-NJ, Coalition Partners to Host Muslim Day of Advocacy at the New Jersey State Capitol

Muslims from across New Jersey to discuss freedom of speech, adoption, bullying with lawmakers


(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 11/22/19) – On November 25, Muslims from around New Jersey will take part in our second annual “Muslim Day of Advocacy” at the State House in Trenton. Some 100 Muslims from across the state have already signed up to take part in the lobbying event. 

Muslim Day of Advocacy delegates will focus their lobbying efforts on legislation pertaining to freedom of speech, child adoption, anti-bullying, and discrimination-based on immigration status. 

SPONSORS: The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) is co-sponsoring Muslim Day of Advocacy with New Jersey Muslim Voice for Progress (NJMVP) and a coalition of Muslim organizations from around the state. 

Throughout the day, New Jersey Muslims will meet with individual legislators. 

WHAT: Muslim Day of Advocacy at the New Jersey State Capitol

WHEN: Monday, November 25, 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. (Media are urged to arrive before 12 P.M.)

WHERE: New Jersey Statehouse Annex 145 W State Street, Trenton, NJ, Committee Room 11

CONTACT: CAIR-New Jersey Deputy Executive Director Selaedin Maksut, (862) 264-9414,

Earlier this month, CAIR reported that 31 American Muslims won electoral victories nationwide in the Nov. 5 election.

UPDATE: CAIR, Jetpac, MPower Change: 31 American Muslim Candidates Win in Nov. 5 Elections for Total of 39 Muslims Elected in 2019

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. 

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos. 


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