Watch Mayor Michael Nutter’s remarks at the banquet and thank him for his support

Dear CAIR-PA Supporter,

The Honorable Mayor Michael Nutter was a highlight of our 4th annual banquet this past Saturday, April 3. While addressing the audience, he spoke proudly of the religious and cultural diversity present in the Greater Philadelphia Area. He also noted the great relationship that his office has established with CAIR-PA and how CAIR-PA will assist with plans to provide cultural sensitivity training for his core team of officials.


Mayor Nutter then strongly urged local media to be fair and balanced when reporting stories involving Muslims and the religion of Islam, particularly when a Muslim may have committed a crime. He then stated that the Islamic faith not be maligned with the wrong actions of an individual Muslim. CAIR-PA applauds Mayor Nutter for taking a principled stand against bias and for his message of inclusion, equality and coexistence.

TAKE ACTION: THANK MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER for his support of the Philadelphia Muslim community.

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Fax: 215-686-2180

Honorable Michael Nutter
City Hall
Office of the Mayor
Room 215
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Honorable Mayor Nutter,

Thank you for your support of the Philadelphia Muslim community. Your remarks at the CAIR-PA banquet on Saturday, April 3 were uplifting, supportive and empowering. Your message to the media in particular, asking them for fair coverage of Muslims and the religion of Islam, was most welcome. I commend you for taking such a principled stand and for your message of coexistence. Through your leadership, I am confident Philadelphia is becoming a more inclusive and welcoming city to all. Thank you.


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