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Four Faiths Come Together at Tampa's Interfaith Summit for National Day of Prayer

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(MIAMI, FL, 5/3/2017) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations - Florida (CAIR - Florida), the state's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, extends its interfaith efforts in collaboration with all faith groups in the City of Tampa. Members will come together to stand in solidarity and will establish Thursday, May 4th as a National Day of Prayer. This event will include Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Buddhists who will each offer a traditional prayer. This occasion will also create a safe space for people of different faith communities to connect with members of other faith traditions.

 Interfaith Summit for National Day of Prayer

 Date:Thursday, May 4th, 2017

        Time: 6:00 PM

        Location: Franciscan Center of Tampa, 3010 N Perry Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

CAIR-Florida's Interfaith and Youth Program Director, Aida Mackic, who spearheaded the event, said, "At a time when so much divides us, we want to remember that there is much which unites us. This event will be a chance to stand together, to hear prayers and teachings from different traditions and to mingle together so that we can begin to create deeper bonds."

SEE: CAIR - Florida Facebook Event Page 

CAIR-Florida is the state’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties of all people, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR-Florida 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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CONTACT:

CAIR-Florida’s Communications Director, Wilfredo A. Ruiz, Esq., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 305.502.6749

CAIR-Florida’s Interfaith & Youth Program Director, Aida Mackic, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 515.745.5142