(New York, NY, 1/30/2017) – In celebration of February 1st as World Hijab Day, a day set aside to reaffirm a Muslim’s woman’s right to wear the religious garb, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) will join the South Asian Fund For Education, Scholarship & Training (SAFEST), public officials and other civil society organizations at a press conference to speak on the importance of the event and re-emphasize the rights of Muslim-Americans.
WHAT: World Hijab Day
WHEN: Wednesday, February 1st, Noon
WHERE: New York City Hall Steps, City Hall Park, New York, NY 10007
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to 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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