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CAIR St. Louis Receives “What’s Right with the Region” Award.

(ST. LOUIS, MO, 5/12/06) – On Thursday May 11, the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) received a “What’s Right with the Region” Award from FOCUS, an organization that honors individuals and organizations who make the St. Louis area a better place to live.

CAIR-St Louis was honored specifically for improving racial equality and promoting social justice in the area.

Kamal Yassin, CAIR-St. Louis President, accepted the award on the chapter’s behalf and said that it is part of CAIR’s mission to encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, and to build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding in communities across America.

 

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