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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.

CAIR GA Holds Will & Testament Workshop at Masjid Al-Quran

CAIR Georgia held a Last Will & Testament Workshop at Atlanta's Masjid Al-Quran on Sunday. During the hands-on presentation, participants completed a simple, legal, and Islamic will in the hope of avoiding common post-death disputes about inheritance and burial. CAIR Georgia is offering this free workshop to any interested mosque. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a workshop.

NPR Interviews New CAIR Georgia Leader

WABE, Atlanta’s NPR radio station, interviewed attorney and new CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell on Tuesday, March 7th. Hosts Rose Scott and Jim Buress discussed a variety of topics with Mitchell, including anti-Muslim discrimination, religious extremism, and CAIR’s goal of establishing a full-time office in Atlanta dedicated to protecting, serving, and advocating for Georgia’s Muslim community.

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CAIR Georgia Hires Atlanta Prosecutor to Serve as New Leader

The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has hired Atlanta attorney Edward Ahmed Mitchell to serve as its new Executive Director. This marks the first step in CAIR-Georgia's goal of establishing an office dedicated to serving the state full-time.

"I am excited and grateful to God for the opportunity to lead this accomplished civil rights organization as it defends Georgia Muslims and other minorities from the rising threat of discrimination," said Mitchell, who has served as a criminal prosecutor over the past three years.

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