(10/8/16 – WASHINGTON, DC) The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA) joined a weekend planning conference with other state and national leaders of the organization in Washington, DC.
The group discussed the civil rights organization’s recent accomplishments as well as plans for the future.
“I thank our national leadership for bringing us together to discuss solutions to the problems facing our nation, from discrimination and bigotry to extremism and hate crimes,” said Edward Ahmed Mitchell, executive director of CAIR Georgia.
“Over the past two decades, CAIR has been at the forefront of protecting civil rights, encouraging interfaith dialogue, and countering extremism of all kinds. We will, God willing, continue to do so in new and innovative ways going forward.”