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Video: CAIR to Offer Free Legal Clinics and Resources at MAS-ICNA Convention in Chicago

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/26/2018) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that it will offer a series of free legal clinics during the upcoming MAS-ICNA convention in Chicago, Ill.

CAIR’s legal clinics will be offered December 28-30 and be led by CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas and CAIR Attorney Ahmed Mohamed. The first clinic will be held from 4 pm-8pm on Friday, with remaining clinics on Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm at its booth in the convention bazaar (#F35). CAIR attorneys will answer questions about the Trump administration’s “Muslim ban,” discrimination in the workplace or in schools, bullying of Muslim students, and other topics of concern to the American Muslim community. [NOTE: Abbas is licensed in Virginia, not in the District of Columbia. His practice is limited to federal matters.]

Video: CAIR to Offer Free Legal Clinics at MAS-ICNA Convention in Chicago, Dec. 28-30

At its booth CAIR will also providing limited copies of its post-election report, “The Rise of American Muslim Changemakers: Political Organizing in the Trump Era.”

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.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, (720) 251-0425, gabbas@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Manager Naaz Modan, 202-748-4319, nmodan@cair.com

 

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