CAIR Hosts Speaking Sessions and Booth at ISNA Convention
This past Labor Day weekend CAIR participated in the 43rd Annual ISNA convention, the largest for Muslims in North America. CAIR officials took part in panels discussing a wide array of topics. Parvez Ahmed gave a speech to a packed audience entitled “Addressing the Root Causes of Terrorism” in which he spoke about the sociopolitical causes of terrorism. Other speeches by CAIR officials included, “The Art of Being Interviewed,” “From the Margins to the Mainstream: Effective Outreach,” and a discussion on the 2008 election “Election 2008: Understanding Changing Political Landscape and Participating in National Agenda.”
The CAIR booth was constantly busy as the community stopped by to sign up to the new membership drive, offer support, and learn more about the work CAIR does nationwide.
CAIR-Chicago volunteer is ready to welcome ISNA Convention 2007!
CAIR-National Executive Director Nihad Awad is interviewed
Volunteers share fliers with booth visitors
CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights PILI Fellow, Tawfiq Ali
CAIR-Chicago Governmental Affairs Coordinator, Sadiya Ahmed (right)
CAIR-National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper enjoys a free moment
CAIR-National Coordinator Yaser Tabbara (left) and CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney, Rima Kapitan, chat together
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab (left), speaks with a community member
CAIR-Chicago Board President Safaa Zarzour (left) and Yaser Tabbara
From left: Ibrahim Hooper, Dina Rehab, Christina Abraham, and Khalid Iqbal
From left: Hussam Alyoush, Parvez Ahmed, Safaa Zarzour, Yaser Tabbara, Ahmed Bedier, Ahmed Rehab, Nihad Awad, and Ibrahim Hooper
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