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CAIR-OK Director Adam Soltani Appointed to OKC Mayor’s Task Force to Reinstate Human Rights Commission

The goal of the task force is to make OKC the 68th U.S. city to establish a Human Right Commission to advise the city on issues related to human rights, including ending Islamophobia, encouraging interfaith dialogue, and making Oklahoma City into a diverse, inclusive, and equitable place for all its residents.

The task force will propose a formal framework for the reinstatement of a Human Rights Commission, which served our city for 30 years before being dissolved in 1996. In re-creating the Human Rights Commission, we hope to establish a mechanism to guide the City Council on matters of civil liberties, discrimination, and human rights throughout the metro area.

SEE: Oklahoma City Human Rights Commission Task Force formed

CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani, 405-248-5853,

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