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CAIR-OH President Joins Board of State NAACP

CAIR-OH President Joins Board of State NAACP

(COLUMBUS, OH, 12/15/05) – CAIR-Ohio Board President Dr. Ahmad Al-Akhras was recently installed on the executive committee of the Ohio Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Al-Akhras joins the NAACP board for a 2-year term.

“I am excited to be a part of the oldest civil liberties group in America and among friends who share many of the same challenges that we face as Muslims,” said Al-Akhras.

In her letter of invitation, Ohio Conference NAACP President Sybil Edwards-McNabb wrote: “We look forward to your added expertise as the NAACP. . .moves to the ‘next level’ in addressing the concerns of disparate and inequitable treatment of blacks and other minorities including the poor and disenfranchised.”

For more information, contact CAIR-OH at 614-451-3232.


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