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Tariq Ramadan to Keynote CAIR Annual Banquet on Oct. 9

Tariq Ramadan to Keynote CAIR Annual Banquet — Register Online Today
Day-long leadership skills training conference will precede the banquet
Online registration is now available for CAIR’s 16th annual banquet on Saturday, October 9 in Arlington, Va., at which internationally-renowned Muslim scholar Dr. Tariq Ramadan will offer the keynote address.
At the banquet, themed “Defining Our Faith, Defending Our Rights,” a lifetime achievement award will be presented to noted journalist Helen Thomas, and Mo Amer of the “Allah Made Me Funny” comedy group will provide entertainment.
A day-long leadership skills training conference for community leaders and activists is scheduled to precede the banquet on Saturday. The leadership conference will offer workshops, taught by top trainers in their fields, such as “Methods for Successful on-Camera Interviews,” “Effective Engagement of Social Media,” “Successful Political Engagement,” “Becoming a Dynamic Public Speaker,” “Know Your Rights with Law Enforcement,” and “Challenging Islamophobia.”
“We invite you to join other community leaders and activists in gaining the essential skills needed for effective civic engagement,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad. “Please pass this invitation on to your friends and family members so that they can take advantage of this unique and empowering opportunity.”
The dinner will also feature the awarding of this year’s “Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship,” which honors the life and work of the civil rights pioneer.
Registration for the banquet and the leadership skills training conference is now available online. Go to:
To purchase a table at the banquet, call 202-742-6454 or e-mail:
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