WHAT: On Thursday, October 21, the American Muslim Task Force Political
Action Committee (AMT-PAC) will hold a news conference in Washington, D.C.,
to announce its decision about endorsement of a presidential candidate.
AMT-PAC is an affiliated political action committee of the American Muslim
Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT). AMT is an umbrella
organization representing American Muslim Alliance (AMA), Council on
American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA),
Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), Muslim Alliance of North America
(MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Ummah of North America
(MUNA), Muslim Student Association (MSA), Project Islamic Hope (PIH), and
United Muslims of America (UMA). SEE: http://www.americanmuslimvoter.net/
Muslims are a potential swing-voting bloc in key battleground states such
as Ohio and Florida.
WHEN: Thursday, October 21, 10 a.m. (Eastern)
WHERE: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington
CONTACT: Dr. Agha Saeed, 510-299-9313