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TONIGHT: Muslim Community Groups to Host NYC Mayoral Forum with Leading Candidates

(NEW YORK, N.Y., 3/26/2021) – This evening, March 26 (6 p.m.), Muslim community organizations will host a NYC Mayoral Forum with leading candidates. The forum will focus on domestic violence, immigration, discrimination, policing, and COVID-19 relief.

Tonight’s event will be moderated by immigration attorney Moumita Rahman and national investigative reporter for HuffPost Rowaida Abdelaziz.

WHAT: NYC Mayoral Candidate Forum: Tackling Issues Impacting the Muslim Community

WHEN: Friday, March 26, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Register for Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/muslimmayoralforum

The forum will also be livestreamed on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/asiyah.wc.3 and https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNewYork

Contact: Asiyah Women’s Center Executive Director Dania Darwish, 974- 300-7476, dania@asiyahcenter.org; CAIR-NY Legal Director Ahmed Mohamed, 646-481-2103, ahmedmohamed@cair.com

The Mayoral Candidate Forum is being hosted by:

  • Asiyah Women’s Center
  • CAIR-New York
  • MusCare
  • ICNA Relief New York
  • ICNA Relief
  • Arab American Association of New York
  • Women for Afghan Women
  • Sakhi for South Asian Women
  • Turning Point for Women and Families
  • The African Immigrants’ Commission of NY & NJ
  • Laal NYC
  • Malikah
  • Union of Arab Women – NYC

Asiyah Women’s Center is the first women’s emergency center in New York City and New Jersey to address the gap of appropriate residential services for the Arab, Middle-Eastern, Muslim, South Asian (AMEMSA) and/or the Black/Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) population.

CAIR is 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.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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