(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/12/2017) — On Wednesday, September 13, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will offer a webinar on ”˜How to Start a CAIR Chapter in Your State.’
Community members interested in starting a CAIR office in their state are invited to participate in the webinar to learn more about the process involved in forming a new chapter.
WHAT: Webinar – How to Start a CAIR Chapter in Your State
WHEN: Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. EDT
CAIR recently announced the addition of new chapters and offices in Oregon, Colorado, Kentucky and Austin, Texas.
CAIR also announced that it is opening a new satellite office in West Virginia. Satellite offices are an extension of CAIR’s national headquarters and seek to increase its presence at the grassroots level.
SEE: Muslim civil rights organization to open WV affiliate (Charleston Gazette-Mail)
West Virginia State Director Job Description
CAIR has 35 chapters and offices nationwide, with its national headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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: http://www.cair.com/report
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 misiÃ³n de CAIR es mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, fomentar el diÃ¡logo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensiÃ³n mutua.
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