Tuesday, October 8, 2013

As-salaamu 'alaikum,

The winner of CAIR's 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award is Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed.

Dr. Syeed will receive the award on Saturday, September 28 at our 19th annual banquet in Arlington, Va. Join us in honoring Dr. Syeed and all the other CAIR award recipients by registering today for the banquet.

In past years, CAIR's banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.

With the theme "Faith in Freedom," the evening banquet will also feature South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool and Imam Siraj Wahhaj as keynote speakers.Comedian Preacher Moss will offer entertainment.

Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed

Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed is the national director of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), heading up its Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances in Washington, D.C. He served for 12 years as ISNA's secretary general.

From 1980 to 1983, he served as president of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) of USA & Canada. From 1984 to 1988, he was secretary general of the International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations (IIFSO). Dr. Syeed has also been general secretary of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) and was one of the founders of the American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS).

He has been actively involved in fostering understanding among world religions and has participated in interfaith dialogues on the local, national and international levels.

Tables: Banquet tables for a family, business, organization, or other group, can be reserved by calling 202-488-8787 or by emailing events@cair.com.

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