Media Advisory: CAIR-Chicago Launches New Online Center

CAIR Chicago, a local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), is launching its new online center on January 20th, 2005 at 8:00am.

The new website will be a central repository of information about Chicago Muslims and issues of relevance to the local community.

The site will archive action alerts, press releases, press statements, and media advisories issued by CAIR Chicago, as well as Chicago Muslim community news items, announcements, and facts & stats.

The site will also advertise important community events and developments.

Members of the media are encouraged to bookmark the site (www.cairchicago.org) and refer to it as a secure and relevant source of information on Muslim-related matters in the Chicago area.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America's largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 30 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance 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-Chicago's executive director, Yaser Tabbara, 312-718-3725, 312-212-1520, director@cairchicago.org; or director of communications, Ahmed Rehab, 847-971-3963, communications@cairchicago.org