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CAIR Georgia Visits Capitol Hill Lawmakers in DC

CAIR Capitol 1(WASHINGTON, DC, 4/18/16) - CAIR Georgia leaders joined hundreds of delegates from other Muslim-American organizations for National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill on April 18th. The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) hosted the second annual event on April 18th and 19th. 

USCMO's Georgia delegation, which also included two other groups, secured meetings with the offices of thirteen of Georgia's sixteen congressional representatives, including the staff of Senator David Perdue (R) and Congressman John Lewis (D).

 

"We enjoyed teaming up with American Muslims from across the country and delivering a unified message to our congressional leaders," said CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, who attended the event alongisde CAIR Georgia Board President Yusof Burke.

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CAIR GA Meets With Christian Social Justice Group

CAIR Georgia accepted an invitation to meet with JustFaith Ministries on March 16 at an Atlanta church. JustFaith is a Christian organization dedicated to supporting social justice causes, including the eradication of poverty, consumerism and racism. CAIR Georgia executive director Edward Ahmed Mitchell explained Islam, as well as the faith's longtime theological opposition to racism and bigotry.