Director’s Desk: Many Juneteenths

Every June 19th was a special day for my family. In the first decades of the 20th century, fleeing the anti-Jewish violence in Eastern Europe, my grandparents and parents emigrated to America seeking a new life in a land where “all men are created equal.”

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To Our Friends and Supporters

Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I would like you to know that staff and officers of CAIR are constantly working to find new and improved ways of serving the American Muslim community of the Greater Delaware with innovative programs, such as our virtual town hall meetings, and our educational webinars. Internally, CAIR-Philadelphia is changing as well, most notably with the stepping down of our longtime Chapter President Osama Al-Qasem after 8 years at the helm.

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Tonight: Virtual Town Hall for Meaningful Action

Tonight, Monday, June 8, at 7:00 pm, marking two weeks after the murder of George Floyd, we will come together in a virtual town hall to listen to activists on the front lines of criminal justice, police accountability, and anti-racism work. Interfaith leaders will share their perspectives and will build community in the face of the difficult task that awaits us all: to take meaningful action against anti-Black racism.

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