Event Title

The State of Civil Rights for Somalis and Other Muslims in Minnesota

Presenter Information

Jaylani Hussein

Document Type

Event

Location

Gorecki Center, College of Saint Benedict

Event Website

http://www.csbsju.edu/peace-studies/conferences/fall-2017-30th-annual-peace-studies-conference

Start Date

12-9-2017 7:30 PM

End Date

12-9-2017 9:00 PM

Description

The event’s keynote speaker is Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN). Hussein’s speech, “The State of Civil Rights for Somalis and Other Muslims in Minnesota,” is at 7:30 p.m.

Hussein immigrated to the United States from Somali in 1993. He attended St. Cloud State University and North Dakota State University. Hussein has been featured in the Star Tribune and St. Cloud Times newspapers, and Minnesota Public Radio.

CAIR-MN’s mission is to “enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding,” according to its website.

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Sep 12th, 7:30 PM Sep 12th, 9:00 PM

The State of Civil Rights for Somalis and Other Muslims in Minnesota

Gorecki Center, College of Saint Benedict

The event’s keynote speaker is Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN). Hussein’s speech, “The State of Civil Rights for Somalis and Other Muslims in Minnesota,” is at 7:30 p.m.

Hussein immigrated to the United States from Somali in 1993. He attended St. Cloud State University and North Dakota State University. Hussein has been featured in the Star Tribune and St. Cloud Times newspapers, and Minnesota Public Radio.

CAIR-MN’s mission is to “enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding,” according to its website.

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