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CAIR Reps to Speak at ‘Stemming the Tide of Hate’ Islamophobia Conference in Texas

Help us overcome the growing tide of hate by participating in the Texas Islamophobia Conference.

“Stemming the Tide of Hate” is a 1-day conference hosted by CAIR-DFW that will give deep insight, promote discussion, and provide solutions to the growing hate in our nation. The conference includes diverse and knowledgeable panel of speakers:

  • Dr. Robert Hunt: Perkins School of Theology Director of Global Theological Education
  • Congressman Colin Allred, U.S. Representative for Texas’ 32nd District
  • Zainab Arain, CAIR National Research & Advocacy Manager
  • Rabbi Holly Cohn: Adjunct Rabbi for Beth El Binah
  • Jaylani Hussein, Executive Director of CAIR-Minnesota

WHEN: Sat, October 12, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT

WHERE: Southern Methodist University, Hughes-Trigg Student Center,3140 Dyer Street, Dallas, TX 75205


The event will also feature CAIR-Texas DFW’s new Executive Director Faizan Syed, the former Director of CAIR-Missouri.

Lunch will be provided along with a break for afternoon Muslim prayers.

This event is free and open to the public though registration is required.

CAIR will hold its 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.

SEE: CAIR’s 25th Annual Gala

Online registration is now open for the gala with a keynote address by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door — so register TODAY to reserve your place and receive early-bird discount.

SAVE WITH EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION: Individual tickets cost $75 before Oct. 1 and $85 thereafter. Childcare is $25 per child before Oct. 1 and $35 thereafter. Childcare registration is required for children under 13 years old.


CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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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