CAIR-Philly 2012 Banquet

Join us at the Sixth Annual Dinner and Fund Raising Banquet for CAIR-Philly on March 10th, 2012. The event will be held at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, PA.

Highlights of the event are as follows:

Prior to the start of our program, there will be a 90-minute reception with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres to provide guests with the opportunity to socialize, network, and visit vendor exhibits.

Speakers for the evening include Dr. Sherman Jackson and Imam Siraj Wahhaj.  Entertainer Michael Harrison will also perform. Learn more our speakers and entertainer.

We also have a very special and fun-filled program in place for the children. In addition to our speakers and entertainment, as supporters of CAIR, you will be updated on our many accomplishments over the last year as well as our future plans for the upcoming year. We are working hard to make this an exciting and fun-filled event for the entire family. We hope you come out and share this wonderful evening with us.

Your attendance will affirm your confidence in CAIR-PA as a leading Muslim organization advocating on our behalf to help create an improved environment for us and our children.

To reserve your seat, please visit the registration page. Purchase your banquet ticket by February 29th and “Like” CAIR-Philadelphia on Facebook, and your name will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 2 Kindle Fires! (Visit the Kindle Giveaway page for more information.)

If you are interested in co-sponsoring this event by having an exhibit or advertising in our program booklet, please contact us at 215-592-0509 or e-mail us at to make arrangements.

Some Highlights and Videos

Dr. Jackson’s speech

Moein Khawaja’s speech

Siraj Wahhaj’s speech

Our Legacy and Future Destiny

Islamic Cultural Preservation & Information Council [ICPIC] presents for the Muslim American Community: “Our Legacy and Future Destiny”, featuring guest speaker Imam Faheem Shuaibe. There will also be a screening of the film, New Muslim Cool.

The event will be held April 16th, 10am – 7pm, at the Philadelphia Masjid/Sister Clara Muhammad School, 4700 Wyalusing Ave., Philadelphia Pa 19139. Admission is $5 and the public is welcome.

Invited panelists included: Dr. Khalid Blankinship, Dr. Zain Abdullah, Hamza Perez, Imam Muhammad Abdul-Aleem, Imam Amin Nathari, Imam Malik Mubashir, Minister Rodney Muhammad, Sister Rashidah Abdul Khabeer, Margari Aziza Hill, Yours Truly, and CAIR-Pa.

Program Agenda

Session One: The Legacy – Muslims in early American history; the growth and development of the Muslim American Community in the 20th Century.

Session Two: Our Future Destiny – The Muslim community living in post-9/11 America; where do we go from here, 2000 – onward? gender equality; unity in diversity; our shared freedom space and Islamophobia.

For information on the event and vending, contact Abdul Rahim: 610-352-0424 or 215-222-0520. E-mail: This even is sponsored by the Philadelphia Masjid, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Muslim Journal, and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.