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CAIR-Florida among Muslim delegates at #MuslimHillDay

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A CAIR - Florida delegation: Hassan Shibly, Chief Executive Director; Laila Abdelaziz, Legislative and Government Affairs Director; Thania Clevenger, Civil Rights Department Director; Wilfredo Amr Ruiz, Communications Director;Rasha Mubarak, Orlando Regional Coordinator; andNandee M. Shabazz, Event Planning Assistant; joned other 330 delegates from more than 28 states that met with 225 elected officials and congressional staffers during the "record-breaking" second National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 


The lobbying effort, the largest congressional Muslim advocacy event in the country, was sponsored by the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations.

Last year, 280 Muslim delegates from 20 states met with 200 congressional offices.

The Muslim delegates who participated in this year’s Muslim hill day event met with a third of the House of Representatives and almost half of the Senate.

 

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