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Join ‘Islamophobia Fight Club’ at CAIR’s National Leadership and Policy Conference

CAIR’s Oct. 19-20 National Leadership and Policy Conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., includes an “Islamophobia Fight Club” session.

Synopsis: This session will feature a panel of experts in diagnosing and combating anti-Muslim hate on both grassroots and grasstops levels, with a target audience of organizers, nonprofit leaders and local-level advocates.


  • Khaled Beydoun, Professor and Author
  • Abbas Barzegar, CAIR National Research and Advocacy Director
  • Maha Hilal, Co-Director of Justice for Muslims Collective
  • Zainab Arain, CAIR National Research and Advocacy Manager


CAIR’s conference, themed “We the People, Organizing for Justice: Vision 2020,” will begin on Oct. 19 and concludes with our 24th annual banquet, with the theme “Faith Led, Justice Driven,” on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 20.

Conference registration cost includes all meals and discounted student registrations are available.

To Register for the Banquet or for CAIR’s Leadership and Policy Conference, GO TO:

NOTE: Due to the generosity of a donor, CAIR is offering local Muslim Student Associations (MSA) nationwide five FREE tickets each for the National Leadership and Policy Conference.

There is a limit of 50 free MSA tickets, (ONLY 2 FREE MSA TICKETS REMAIN) which are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Attendees from outside the Washington, D.C., area would have to provide their own transportation and accommodation. (Oct. 20 annual banquet not included in free tickets).

To request the free conference tickets, email:

In past years, the CAIR banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.

Reserve a Banquet Table(s) of 10:

Banquet tables for a family, business, mosque, or other group, may be reserved by calling 202-742-6454 or by emailing Space in the program book is available for advertisements to reach all banquet attendees. Email for a sponsorship form.

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