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CAIR-WA to Present on Islamophobia to Youth at MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop

(SEATTLE, WA, 1/14/18) – On Sunday, January 14, the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Washington) will present on Islamophobia at the MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop in Downtown Seattle.

The goal of the workshop is to empower youth between the ages of 11-18 to speak out publicly against Islamophobia and Antisemitism, while also building relationships between diverse communities.

WHAT: MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop

WHEN:  Sunday, January 14, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

WHERE: Seattle University Student Center, 1100 E James Way, Seattle WA 98122

CONTACT: CAIR-WA Media & Outreach Director Sarah Stuteville, 206-403-3931, Sstuteville@cair.com

“Young Americans are feeling the impact of hate impacting their own family and friends,” said Jasmin Samy, CAIR-WA Civil Rights Director, who will be speaking on Islamophobia at the workshop and will be available for media interviews, “Giving them the tools to challenge Islamophobia will help them make a difference in their communities and on our nation at large.” Free tickets are available at mlkvoice2018.eventbrite.com.

More information can be found on the event Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/953350911487179/

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.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Stuteville, Media & Outreach Director for CAIR-WA, sstuteville@cair.com, 206-403-3931

 

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