CAIR-NY to Participate in World Hijab Day Press Conference



CAIR-NY to Participate in World Hijab Day Press Conference

(New York, NY, 1/30/2017) – In celebration of February 1st as World Hijab Day, a day set aside to reaffirm Muslim women’s right to wear the religious garb, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) will join the South Asian Fund For Education, Scholarship & Training (SAFEST), New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and other public officials and civil society organizations at a press conference to speak on the importance of the event and re-emphasize the rights of Muslim-Americans.

WHAT: World Hijab Day
WHEN: Wednesday, February 1st, noon
WHERE: New York City Hall Steps, City Hall Park, New York, NY 10007

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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