Monday, Jan 18- Care about a bright future for muslims? 3 reasons why YOU should come to Capitol Hill, Olympia, WA.
- Dear Friends and Elders,Peace be unto you all ! CAIR-WA is a legal defense movement/ group, part of a national network.By partnering with all the masjids in WA state, community youth organizations and muslim IMAMS and civic leaders, a big project is coming to fruition on Monday, Jan 18, 2010- Do YOU Care about a bright future for muslims?We would love for you to come with all your children to meet your Senator and Congressperson. CAIR volunteers have already booked appointments for everyone of them from 11:00 am to 1300 hours.3 reasons why YOU should come to Olympia, WA. :1- " O ! You who believe, Be ye helpers unto Allah's deen." --- Sura Saff (The Lines), verse 13.2- Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: " He who does not care for our affairs is not one amongst us. The muslims are like one body, if any part of the body gets hurt, the whole body feels the pain."3- Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "If anyone of you sees a bad deed going on, you should change it with your hands. If not possible, then with your tongue. If not possible, then, hate it with your hearts and that, is the weakest of faith (iman)."The President of the Islamic Center of Olympia, Br. Usman Yoosuf (Graduate Al-Azhar University) shall be there to welcome you all with open arms, with all the CAIR board members and executive committee.For times, locations, directions, parking and other info, click here - http://www.cairseattle.org/muslimcapitolday#If you are lost on that morning, call me on my cell - 360-489-2830.Muslims of OLYMPIA welcome you to a hearty breakfastWith regards,M. AyubTreasurer, CAIR-WA.
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From: CAIR-Washington state <info@...>
Date: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:55 AM
Subject: Some 500 to Attend '2010 WA Muslims Day at the Capitol' | Videos: CAIR Weighs-in on Security, Profiling
Issue Date : January 15, 2010
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CAIR-WA Bi-Weekly is the official newsletter of the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA). The goal of the newsletter is to inform, inspire, and motivate the community. A calendar of events is also posted to encourage participation in local activities.
The CAIR-WA Team
Abdur Rehman Younis
Ahmad Alkabra, MBA
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Some 500 to attend '2010 Washington State Muslims Day at the Capitol'
Some 500 Muslims from approximately thirty-five legislative districts across the state have registered to attend CAIR-WA's "2010 Washington State Muslims Day at the Capitol."
The event's web site, www.cairseattle.org/muslimcapitolday will continue to be updated with photos and video footage from this historic event.
VIDEO: CAIR Director Discusses Better Airport Security Procedures on C-SPAN
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CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad discusses the issues surrounding the Muslim community and the attempted bombing of Northwest Flight 253. He reacted to a video clip of President Obama's statement about Muslims made on Thursday, January 7, 2010. Mr. Awad talked about racial profiling and better security procedures at airports.
VIDEO: CAIR Rep on Fox News Warns Against Profiling
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CAIR Government Affairs Director Corey Saylor advocates for behavioral profiling instead of racial and religious profiling on FOX News's "American Newsroom."
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1. Compliment three people everyday.
2. Watch a sunrise.
3. Be the first to say "Hello".
4. Live beneath your means.
5. Treat everyone as you want to be treated.
6. Never give up on anybody; miracles happen
7. Forget the Jones'.
8. Remember someone's name.
9. Pray not for things, but for wisdom and courage.
10. Be tough-minded, but tender hearted.
11. Be kinder than you have to be.
12. Don't forget that a person's greatest emotional need is to feel
13. Keep your promises.
14. Learn to show cheerfulness even when you don't feel it.
15. Remember that overnight success usually takes 15 years.
16. Leave everything better than you found it.
17. Remember that winners do what losers don't want to do.
18. When you arrive at your job in the morning, let the first thing you
say brighten everyone's day.
19. Don't rain on other people's parade.
20. Don't waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.