Watch will go to person who visits CAIRâ€™s booth and most creatively illustrates â€˜Here is what I am doing to challenge Islamophobiaâ€™ on white board
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/20/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nationâ€™s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today announced that it will launch itsÂ new Instagram account – @CAIR_National â€“ with a contest for an Apple Watch at this weekendâ€™s ICNA-MAS convention in Baltimore, Md.
[NOTE: CAIRâ€™s Instagram account will go live on Saturday, May 23.]
CAIR says the watch will be awarded to the individual who visits its booth in the convention bazaar (Booth NumberÂ 608/610) and most creatively responds on a white board toÂ the prompt, â€œHere is what I am doing to challenge Islamophobia.â€
â€œIslamophobia is a growing phenomenon in our society that needs to be challenged through proactive efforts,â€ said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad. â€œEveryone needs to do their part.â€
For those unable to attend the convention, CAIR is offering a prize of an Apple iPad mini for the most creative tagged photo posted from anywhere in America.
Photos of the white board must be tagged @CAIR_National and #CAIRChallenge, posted on Instagram and include an identifiable portion of CAIRâ€™s booth at the ICNA-MAS convention.
No payment or purchase is required to enter the contest. The winning entry will beÂ selected by a panel of CAIR staffers andÂ announcedÂ via Instagram onÂ June 11, 2015.
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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CONTACT:Â CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,Â firstname.lastname@example.org