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CAIR to Hold ‘Know Your Rights as a Student’ Live Facebook Discussion for Muslim Youth, Parents

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/27/18) — On Tuesday, August 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a live “Know Your Rights as a Student” discussion on Facebook for Muslim youth and parents.

CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad, along with two CAIR attorneys — Ahmed Mohamed and Sana Hassan — will lead the live discussion. Topics to be discussed include the religious rights of students in public schools, issues — like bullying, prayers and Islamic attire — facing Muslim students and how to ask school officials for constitutionally-guaranteed religious accommodations. CAIR attorneys will also answer viewers’ questions.

WHAT: CAIR Know Your Rights as a Student Live Discussion on Facebook

WHEN: Tuesday, August 28, 5:30 p.m. (Eastern)

WHERE: CAIR Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational/

CAIR also offers a booklet, called “An Educator’s Guide to Islamic Religious Practices,” designed to help school officials provide a positive learning environment for Muslim students.

SEE: An Educator’s Guide to Islamic Religious Practices  

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Manager Naaz Modan, 202-748-4319, nmodan@cair.com

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