|Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Op-Ed in Star Tribune |
| In this election year, let their be tolerance
Distrust of Islam may eventually resolve constructively, if it follows the established pattern.
As we enter the 2012 election season, should American Muslims be bracing for another round of Islamophobia?
Certainly the 2010 elections were rife with attacks on American Muslims, seeking to deny them the right to build places of worship and questioning their loyalty to the United States.
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The Banquet is Sold Out!
CAIR-MN's 5th Anniversary Banquet, to be held on Saturday, February 11 at 6:00pm, is sold out! If you were not able to purchase a ticket, we apologize and hope that you will be able to attend next year. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Please note that on-site babysitting will not be available.
Arrive early to get your bid in on some of the great things we have at the Silent Auction like an iPad2, Jaan Halal ties, My Halal Kitchen gift basket, artwork and much more.
After the presentation, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be signing his book, "What's Right With Islam." Books will be on sale and all proceeds will be donated to CAIR-MN.
Five Years of Service | One Evening of Celebration
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Author, Imam, Activist
Founder of the Cordoba Initiative
"His plan for an Islamic community center in downtown Manhattan, not far from Ground Zero, helped expose a virulent strain of American Islamophobia. The controversy also made him a leading global voice on interfaith dialogue."
- Time Magazine
Thank you CAIR-MN Banquet Sponsors!
We thank Best Buy for their wonderful support of our community and commitment to diversity!
We thank Crescent Foods for their great support and for providing halal chicken for the dinner!
We are excited to have 8 Silver sponsors this year!
Our table sponsors include:
- Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center
- Al Amal School
- Al-Madinah Cultural Center
- American Muslims for Palestine/ Al Aqsa Institute
- Building Blocks of Islam
- Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project
- Islamic Center of Minnesota
- Jewish Community Action
- Masjid An Nur
- Minnesota Advocates
- Muslim American Society of MN
- Northwest Islamic Community Center
- Sisters Need A Place
- Somali Action Alliance
- Somali Minnesotans Team
- Twin Cities Interfaith Network
- Wege-Osman Foundation
We thank our sponsors for supporting the mission of CAIR-MN in protecting civil liberties and promoting justice!