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Muslim Team to Take Part in D.C. 'Race for the Cure'

Breast cancer awareness effort part of 'Muslims Care' campaign

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 7, a team of Muslims sponsored by a prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group will help raise breast cancer awareness by taking part in the Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure.

The Muslim team, sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, will carry its own "Muslims Care" banner and many of the women participants will wear pink Islamic head scarves symbolizing breast cancer awareness. [SEE: Team Name: MLM Muslims CAIR]

WHAT: Muslim Team Takes Part in Komen National Race for the Cure

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, June 7, 8 a.m., National Mall (between 3rd St., NW & 7th St., NW), Washington, D.C.

MEDIA CONTACT: CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-341-4171 (day of the race), 202-488-8787, E-Mail:

CAIR TEAM CONTACT: CAIR Outreach Coordinator Aseel Elborno, 202-742-6417, E-Mail:

Muslim participation in the event is part of CAIR'S fourth annual summer-long "Muslims Care" campaign designed to encourage volunteerism in the American Muslim community. SEE:

"We are honored to once again take part in the Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure and hope the collective efforts of the participants will bring a cure that much closer," said CAIR Outreach Coordinator Aseel Elborno. Elborno is the leader of the "Muslims CAIR" team.

CAIR, America's largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 35 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail:; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, E-Mail:; CAIR Strategic Communications Director Ahmed Rehab, 202-870-0166, E-Mail:

SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations
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