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CAIR-CHICAGO HOSTS YOUTH LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM


Conference encourages community activism and civic participation


(CHICAGO, IL, 9/07/07) - On Saturday, September 8, the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) will host a Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) to encourage Muslim youth to become model citizens dedicated to helping make America a better place for all Americans, regardless of race or creed. The sessions offer young Muslims concrete ways through which they can leverage their faith values towards constructive citizenship that benefits community and country.

WHAT: Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium
WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central)
WHERE: DePaul University, Lewis Building, 25 E. Jackson Blvd, Room 805, Chicago, IL. 60604
CONTACT: Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director (847) 971-3963 or (312) 212-1520 director@cairchicago.org; Dina Rehab, Outreach Coordinator outreach@cairchicago.org

visit: www.cairchicago.org/myls for more information

CAIR-Chicago, the Illinois chapter of the America's largest Islamic civil liberties group, is dedicated to providing young Muslim-Americans with leadership development. Its mission is to promote justice, enhance the understanding of Islam and empower American Muslims.

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