SAN ANTONIO, 2/10/05) – The San Antonio office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Antonio) said today that more than 260 students attended its conference on Islam at the Providence High School on Wednesday, February 9.
The conference, an all day event, started off with a local Islamic religious leader (Imam) reciting from the Quran, Islam’s revealed text, and then a CAIR-San Antonio representative reciting the pledge of allegiance, both of which were broadcast in each classroom in the school.
Students attended lectures on Islam throughout the day and participated in discussions on a variety of topics. Islamic displays and food were also available.
“It was a beautiful day,” said Sarwat Hussain, executive director of CAIR-San Antonio. “Many teachers and interfaith leaders also participated in the event and deemed it a great success!”
CONTACT: Sarwat Hussain, 210-378-9528, email@example.com