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CAIR-SFBA Director to Speak at Bay Area Rally Against Hate

(BERKELEY, CA, 08/25/17) – On Sunday, August 27, the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join dozens of organizations and thousands of Bay Area residents at the Bay Area Rally Against Hate. CAIR-SFBA’s Executive Director Zahra Billoo is among the rally’s scheduled speakers.

WHAT: Bay Area Rally Against Hate

WHERE: Crescent Lawn, UC Berkeley

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 10:30 AM

CONTACT: CAIR-SFBA Executive Director Zahra Billoo, 626.252.0885, zbilloo@cair.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554573591279582/

Following recent white supremacist rallies across the nation, CAIR-SFBA is encouraging American Muslims to attend this and other Bay Area events countering two planned white supremacist events in the region. 

SEE: What You Need to Know About Saturday’s ‘Patriot’ Rally In San Francisco

https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2017/08/25/what-you-need-know-about-saturdays-patriot-rally-san-francisco

San Francisco and Berkeley Brace for Politically-Charged Rallies

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/25/us/san-francisco-berkeley-rallies/index.html

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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