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Today: CAIR California Holding 11th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

(SACRAMENTO, 5/16/2022) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today is hosting its 11th annual Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) virtually. 

SEE: 11th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol 

WHAT: 11th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol  

WHEN: Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20 

WHERE: Virtual. Meeting schedule: ca.cair.com/mdac/legislativemeetings

CONTACT:  

CAIR San Francisco Bay Area, Communications Coordinator, Arooba Kazmi, a-kazmi@cair.com

CAIR Greater Los Angeles Area, Digital Communications Manager, Enjy El-Kadi, eelkadi@cair.com 

CAIR Sacramento Valley/Central California, Communications Manager, Zoha Raza, zraza@cair.com

CAIR San Diego, Associate Executive Director Tazheen Nizam, tnizam@cair.com

During MDAC, American Muslims from across California meet state legislators, discuss issues of concern, and help bring about positive social change.  

Last year, hundreds of American Muslims attended the virtual event. 

This year, the MDAC legislative agenda is focusing on five bills: AB 1947: Freedom from Hate Crimes Act, SB 1161: Public Transit Ridership Safety, AB 2549: Ending Street Harassment, AB 1766: California IDs for All, and SB 1038: Prohibition of Biometric Surveillance by Law Enforcement.  

CAIR-SV/CC is an office of CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. 

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