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CAIR to Host Civil Rights Outreach Event in Louisiana

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/1/2018) On Saturday, August 4, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a civil rights outreach event at a mosque in Louisiana.

At the outreach event, which will be held at Masjid Omar in Harvey, La., CAIR attorneys and state executive directors will discuss how Louisianans can get involved in bringing a CAIR chapter to the state.

WHAT: CAIR is Coming to Louisiana
WHO: Representatives from the Council on American-Islamic Relations
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 4, 8-9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Masjid Omar, 1528 Pietro Court, Harvey, Louisiana
CONTACT: CAIR Chapter Support Specialist Megan Fair, 202-351-4171, mfair@cair.com

CAIR-WA’s Executive Director Masih Fouladi said: “CAIR’s work has been integral to protecting the civil liberties of all Americans, regardless of faith or background. With more than 30 chapters across the United States, we are making history during a pivotal time for our nation. At this event we hope to introduce CAIR to the Louisiana community, learn from the state’s history of civil rights work and to discuss the ways in which Louisiana Muslims can increase their civic engagement.”  

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 Chapter Support Specialist Megan Fair, 202-351-4171, mfair@cair.com

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