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CAIR-San Diego Offers Prayer at Filipino-American Event

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 6/12/06) – On June 11, CAIR-San Diego participated in an ecumenical service at the Council of Philippine American Organizations of San Diego County (COPAO) 2006 Philippine Faire in National City, Calif. A CAIR representative offered a prayer for world peace and unity. The Philppine Faire is a celebration of the 108th Anniversary of Philippine Independence from Spain.

“This was an excellent opportunity for the Muslim community to build a bridge with Filipino-Americans,” says CAIR San Diego Director of Public Relations Edgar Hopida, who is himself of Filipino heritage.

CONTACT: Edgar Hopida, Director of Public Relations CAIR San Diego, 858-278-4547, E-Mail:


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