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Muslim Civil Rights Group Launches ‘Inspired to CAIR’ Video Series

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/22/17) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today published the first of a planned series of short videos with the theme “Inspired to CAIR” and featuring that group’s representatives explaining why they are inspired serve the Muslim community and the cause of civil rights. #InspiredToCAIR

Today’s first “Inspired to CAIR” video features CAIR-LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush.

WATCH – ‘Inspired to CAIR’ Video: CAIR-LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush

“We hope all those who support religious freedom and civil rights watch this and upcoming ”˜Inspired to CAIR’ videos and share them with their friends and family as a reminder of why our work is so important,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad.

The Washington-based civil rights and advocacy organization urges community members to report any bias incidents to police and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at:

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

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