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Registration Opens for CAIR’s Maryland Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) on Capitol Hill

MYLS(BALTIMORE, MD, 5/26/17) – The Maryland outreach office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that registration has opened for its Maryland Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 

To be held on July 13, 2017, this year’s symposium is organized in partnership with congressional leadership, and is themed “Introduction to Congress in a New Era of Politics.” It will include tours of the Library of Congress and Capitol Hill. 

The core mission of the event is to encourage civic and political engagement among American Muslim youth, empower them to guide their communities from the margins to the mainstream of society, and to help foster a well-integrated American Muslim identity that flourishes in a pluralistic America. WHO: Maryland Youth Ages 17-25

 

 

  • WHAT: Maryland MYLS on Capitol Hill
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20515
  • REGISTRATION LINK: MdMYLSonCapitolHill.eventbrite.com
  • CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Dr. Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

CAIR has been organizing Muslim youth leadership programs in states across the country for more than a decade. Participants of these programs have gone on to become respected community leaders, activists, community organizers, and youth leaders. Past symposiums have all sold-out. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register early to reserve their spot.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its 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. 

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CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Dr. Zainab Chaudry, (410) 971-6062, zchaudry@cair.com

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