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CAIR GA Delivers Islamic Will Seminar at Al-Farooq Masjid

(5/1/2016 - ATLANTA, GA) CAIR Georgia delivered its Islamic Last Will & Testament Workshop at Al-Farooq Masjid on Sunday. Attorney and Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell and other speakers discussed the importance of fulfilling the Islamic obligation to write and maintain a will, especially as Georgia residents. Mitchell also walked participants through the process of completing a Georgia will that addresses everything from inheritance to burial to payment of debts to child custody to healthcare decisions. CAIR GA encourages all who use the form will to consult a private attorney to ensure it satisfies their legal and personal needs. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a workshop at your mosque.

CAIR Georgia Speaks at Unitarian Christian Conference

(HAMPTON, GA - 4/30/16) CAIR Georgia recently took part in an interfaith dialogue at the 25th Theological Conference of the Restoration Fellowship. During the annual gathering of Christian Unitarians, Executive Director Mitchell delivered a presentation about Islam before sitting down with Sir Anthony Buzzard, an Oxford-educated theologian who teaches at Atlanta Bible College, to discuss similarities and differences between Unitarian Christianity and Islam.

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CAIR Georgia Visits Warner Robins Mosque

CAIR Georgia Visits Warner Robins Mosque(WARNER ROBINS, GA - 4/29/16) CAIR Georgia leaders visited the Islamic Center of Middle Georgia on Friday, marking the latest stop in a campaign to visit every single mosque in the state over the next year, insha Allah. Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell and Board President Yusof Burke prayed and at dinner with community members before delivering a presentation about CAIR's plans in Georgia.

CAIR Georgia is offering each mosque a variety of free support, including seminars on Writing an Islamic Will, Public Speaking for Youth and Adults, Knowing Your Legal Rights & Responsibilites, and Emergency Response Training. In addition, any Georgia Muslims who experience threats, harassment or other forms of discrimination can use CAIR-Georgia's Anti-Discrimination Hotline by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CAIR GA Thanks Rep. David Scott For Backing Anti-Islamophobia Resolution

David Scott(ATLANTA, GA, 4/25/16) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA) today welcomed a decision by Rep. David Scott (D-GA) to co-sponsor an anti-Islamophobia congressional resolution (H.Res.569) following a meeting between his staff and representatives of the state’s Muslim community during National Muslim Advocacy Day on April 18th.

"You may be pleased to know that as a result of our meeting, Congressman Scott is cosponsoring H.Res.569, a resolution condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States," said William Burriss, who met with the delegation of Georgia Muslims on behalf of Rep. Scott.

"We thank Congressman Scott for joining the effort to condemn anti-Muslim hate speech, which undermines our nation's commitment to tolerance, diversity and pluralism," said CAIR-GA Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, who took part in the meeting with Rep. Scott's staff.

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Anti-Islam Rally at State Capitol Fails Miserably

terry jones(ATLANTA, GA, 4/19/16) - The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA) today said that the failure of an anti-Islam rally yesterday at the state capitol shows that the people of that state reject bigotry. According to media reports, only two people showed up to support the protest.

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