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CAIR-Oregon to Host Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib at First Annual Banquet

(PORTLAND, OR, 12/20/19) – On Friday, January 24, 2020, the Oregon chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Oregon), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) — the first Muslim woman to serve in Congress — at its inaugural banquet with the theme “Faith Led, Justice Driven,” at the Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center. 

Comedian Mohanad Elsheiky will also be performing. 

The event will highlight the state of Muslim civil rights in Oregon, including recent successes in hate crime reform and challenging governmental policy. 

To register for the event, GO TO:

MEDIA NOTE: Media professionals may request entry to the banquet by emailing or calling CAIR-Oregon Board Chair Zakir Khan at 626-502-8450. 

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.


CONTACT: CAIR-Oregon Board Chair Zakir Khan, 626-502-8450,

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