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CAIR-OH: Leadership Training for Youth

CAIR-CINCINNATI HOLDS LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR YOUTH

(CINCINNATI, 4/10/2007) – The Cincinnati chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cincinnati) recently held its 2007 Youth Leadership Workshop.

More than 30 college and high school students heard inspirational speakers offer practical knowledge about developing leadership skills and protecting civil rights. CAIR-Chicago executive director Ahmed Rehab was one of main speakers for the workshop. A student project initiative included in the program produced ideas for several innovative youth projects that CAIR-Cincinnati plans to implement over the summer.

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties and advocacy group, has 32 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.

CONTACT: Karen Dabdoub, 513-281-8200, E-mail: kdabdoub@cair.com; Zeinab Schwen, zschwen@fuse.net

 

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