Governor Pat Quinn, Speaker Madigan and others salute CAIR-Chicago!
Governor Pat Quinn and others salute CAIR-Chicago!
“I congratulate CAIR-Chicago on another successful year of serving the needs of the Muslim population in Illinois, and for working toward ensuring justice and civil rights for all the communities you serve. Your efforts to reach out to divergent faiths and build broad coalitions are truly commendable. In a state as diverse as ours, every effort to broaden cultural awareness and understanding is truly appreciated.”
– Pat Quinn
Governor of Illinois
“We are fortunate to live in an exceptionally diverse nation. The diversity is a great strength of America, yet it also poses challenges. We are blessed that groups such as CAIR are devoted to building mutual understanding and trust among the many creeds, colors, religions, and backgrounds that make up our community and our country. ”
– Lisa Madigan
Attorney General of Illinois
“This year’s theme, ‘#HateFree,’ will provide the perfect occasion to educate, empower, mentor and find creative ways to engage in an open dialogue to find communities with mutual understanding and trust.”
– Jesse White
Secretary of State of Illinois
“The theme for this year’s gala, ‘#HateFree,’ is one that instills a message of hope and promise that generations to come will eradicate bigotry and inequality. Your work to ensure justice and promote trust regardless of different backgrounds is admirable and sets an example unlike any other.”
– Dan Rutherford
Secretary of Treasury of Illinois
“Once again, CAIR-Chicago’s gathering reminds us that throughout history, this nation’s great strength has been enhanced by leaders calling on the country we love to pursue the declaration of its founders: that all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
– Michael Madigan
Speaker of the House of Illinois
What: CAIR-Chicago’s 9th Annual Banquet #HateFree
When: Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:00pm
Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
9301 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Tickets: Adults – $75 per RSVP, $100 at the door
Students – $45 (with student ID)
Free Parking. Babysitting available for $10 per child.