[CAIR] urged the U.S. Department of Justice to launch its own hate-crime investigation. Fatima Dadabhoy, a civil-rights attorney with the council, said the Ontario incident was part of a national trend of harassment against mosques.
On October 6, CAIR-MN will co-sponsor the Young Muslim Women's Leadership Summit in Rochester. The event is organized by the Rochester Muslim Community Circle (RMCC).
The meeting consisted of a presentation by an outreach coordinator for [CAIR] followed by a lengthy question-and-answer session. It was sometimes confrontational, but productive. It was an idea exchange.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CAIR Banquet Sold Out, Few Remaining Places for Leadership Conference(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/28/12) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced tonight that its 18th annual banquet on September 29th in Arlington, Va., is sold out.
[IMPORTANT NOTE: No tickets will be sold at the door. Banquet ticket-holders are encouraged to arrive early to register (Registration opens at 5:30 p.m.) and to clear security. Pre-registration is required for babysitting.]
While the banquet, with the theme "Upholding Our Constitution, Defending Our Faith," is sold out, there are a few remaining places for CAIR's day-long Leadership Skills Training Conference preceding the evening banquet.[NOTE: The registration website is now closed. To register for the leadership conference, email firstname.lastname@example.org before 7 p.m. EST. Any registration requests received after 7 p.m. cannot be accommodated.]
"We thank all those who have demonstrated their support by planning to take part in the leadership conference and banquet," said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad.
Awad urged anyone who cannot attend either event to support CAIR by donating through its web site: www.cair.com
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.
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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: email@example.com