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Jesse Jackson to Speak at CAIR's 15th Annual National Banquet

posted on: Oct 15, 2009

The Reverend Jesse Jackson, one of the nation’s leading civil rights activists, will speak at CAIR’s 15th annual banquet on October 24 in Arlington, Va.

This year will commemorate the 15th anniversary of CAIR, with the theme, “Leading the Change: 15 Years of Service,” This year the vent will focus on CAIR’s unwavering commitment to service and advancing the voice and perspective of American Muslims.

Speakers include, in addition to keynote Jackson, Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and Imam Siraj Wahhaj of the Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA).

CAIR will also announce the winners of CAIR’s Rosa Parks Civil Rights Scholarship and the 2009 community service awards at the dinner.

Every day, CAIR proudly and tirelessly defends the image of Islam and protects the rights of American Muslim by working closely with media professionals, public officials, and interfaith leaders.

Past dinners have been sold out events, and with Rev. Jackson speaking, tickets may be hard to come by if you don’t reserve yours today. Register online today to make sure you have a seat at this exciting and informative event.

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