(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/20/2007) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said today that the winning entries in a video contest designed to promote interfaith understanding are now online.
CAIR awarded two $5,000 prizes for the videos deemed most effective in promoting mutual understanding between American Muslims and people of other faiths that communicated the contest theme of “Let the Conversation Begin.” The contest was also designed to identify and recognize talented video producers in the American Muslim community.
The winners of the PSA contest are Renee DePalma and Ruth Broyde-Sharon (click here to view their PSA) and Avais Chughtai (click here to view his PSA), all from California.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.
CONTACT: CAIR Communications Coordinator Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org