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#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2001, CAIR Releases Report on First Census of American Mosques, Publishes Congressional Guide for Muslim Voters, Opens Chapters in Florida and Arizona

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/13/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the latest “CAIR Snapshots” video highlighting a quarter century of “defending, educating and empowering the American Muslim community.”

[NOTE: Use #CAIRSnapshots on Twitter to view all the short videos highlighting CAIR’s important work over the past quarter century.]

Today’s snapshot features how in 2001, CAIR released a report on the first census of American mosques, published a Congressional Guide for Muslim Voters and opened chapters in Florida and Arizona.

#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 2001, CAIR Releases Census of U.S. Mosques, Publishes Guide for Muslim Voters

BACKGROUNDER: Study Finds Number of Mosques Up 25% in 6 Years (NY Times)

The #CAIRSnapshots campaign is just one of many activities and initiatives leading up to CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.

SEE: CAIR’s 25th Annual Gala

Online registration is now open for the gala with a keynote address by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door — so register TODAY to reserve your place and receive early-bird discount.

SAVE WITH EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION: Individual tickets cost $75 before Oct. 1 and $85 thereafter. Childcare is $25 per child before Oct. 1 and $35 thereafter. Childcare registration is required for children under 13 years old.


CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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.


CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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