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Muslim Community to React to Repeal of Muslim Ban at Inaugural Town Hall

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(Tampa, Fla., 1/19/2021) – The Florida Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida), the State’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that on Inauguration Day (Jan. 20),  CAIR National will co-host a live one hour “Muslim Community Priorities Town Hall” at 4 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube with other national Muslim community groups during which community leaders will offer their reaction to President Biden’s promised day-one repeal of the “Muslim Ban” put in place by the previous administration.

CAIR-Florida Programs and Outreach Director Raniah El-Gendi stated, “Muslims and all people of conscience across the country welcome the repeal of this unconstitutional and discriminatory Ban.”  El-Gendi added, “While there is much work to be done to heal our country, today we celebrate the hundreds of families who will be reunited and welcomed to the US, as they should be.”

SEE: US ‘Muslim ban’ set to end ‘on day one’ of Biden presidency

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/11/8/us-muslim-ban-set-to-end-on-day-one-of-biden-presidency

Representatives of CAIR and the following organizations will be available to take questions: [NOTE: Please submit questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

  • American Muslims for Palestine (AMP)
  • Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)
  • Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)
  • JETPAC
  • Muslim American Society (MAS)
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
  • Nation’s Mosque, Washington, D.C.
  • MPower Change
  • U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO)

 Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/1ZvkeJPd9

Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

YouTube Live GO TO: https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv

During the virtual town hall event, representatives of national Muslim leaders and Muslim advocacy and research organizations will discuss the Muslim community’s top tier policy priorities for the Biden-Harris administration’s first 100 days and for the next four years.

Featured speakers will also take questions from viewers via comments left on the event’s chat box and by submission through email.

In December, CAIR released a detailed agenda detailing policy changes that the Biden-Harris administration should pursue within its first 100 days in office to restore the rights of Americans Muslims and advance justice for all.

SEE: CAIR Releases 100-Day Agenda for Biden Administration: ‘Restoring the Rights of American Muslims, Advancing Justice for All’

https://www.cair.com/press_releases/cair-releases-100-day-agenda-for-biden-administration-restoring-the-rights-of-american-muslims-advancing-justice-for-all/

 

CAIR-Florida is the State’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-Florida 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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CONTACT: 

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz, Esq., CAIR-Florida Communications Director, 305.502.6749, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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