Leaders of the Sacramento Valley Islamic
community met yesterday with the FBI to discuss issues of concern to local
The meeting with Special Agent In Charge Keith Slotter, facilitated by
the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations
(CAIR-SV), addressed issues related to anti-Muslim hate crimes, racial
profiling, security in Sacramento, and the FBI’s counterterrorism efforts.
Suggestions to improve communication between law enforcement and the Muslim
community were also discussed.
In the near future, CAIR-SV will hold town hall meetings between the Muslim
community and the FBI in other parts of the Sacramento Valley.
The meeting included leaders representing more than a dozen Islamic
organizations in the Sacramento Valley region, including members of
CAIR-SV, Farooqia Islamic Center of Lodi, Islamic Society of Folsom, Masjid
As-Sabur, Masjid Ibrahim, Masjid AnNur Islamic Center, Muslim Mosque,
SALAM, Qoba Foundation, South Sacramento Islamic Center, and the Davis
CONTACT: CAIR-SV Executive Director, Basim Elkarra (916) 289-3748