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CAIR-Pittsburgh Names Christine Mohamed as New Executive Director

(PITTSBURGH, PA, 12/12/2019) – The Pittsburgh chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Pittsburgh), the local office of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that Christine Mohamed has been named as its new executive director.

Before joining CAIR-Pittsburgh, Mohamed gained more than 20 years of experience in the advertising and business development industry. She has served as the program director at her mosque, where she managed a “Help for the Convert” support group.

Mohamed also taught at Carnegie Mellon University as an Osher instructor with a class titled, “Lions, Tigers and Muslims. . .Oh My,” designed to help dispel misconceptions about Islam.

“I welcome this opportunity to serve the Muslim and interfaith communities in Pittsburgh and to further CAIR’s mission of advocacy for justice and mutual understanding,” said Mohamed. “As our nation witnesses a rise in hatred and discrimination targeting people of different faiths and backgrounds, I am proud to be joining CAIR to protect civil rights and religious freedom.”

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.

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CONTACT: CAIR-Pittsburgh Executive Director Christine Mohamed, cmohamed@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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