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File #: 2010-0198    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Adopted
File created: 3/2/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/2/2010
Enactment date: 3/2/2010 Enactment #: 125
Effective date:    
Title: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Pittsburgh Chapter, on its work in our City; and it is RESOLVED FURTHER that the Council hereby declares March 6, 2010, to be “CAIR Pittsburgh Day of Justice, Tolerance, and Service” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. HARRIS
Attachments: 1. 2010-0198.doc
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WHEREAS, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Pittsburgh Chapter, this year is celebrating its third anniversary; and
 
WHEREAS, CAIR's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding; and
 
WHEREAS, CAIR'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; and
 
WHEREAS, CAIR, established in 1994, is America's largest Islamic civil liberties organization, with regional offices nationwide and in Canada; and
 
WHEREAS, CAIR Pittsburgh celebrates its Third Annual Benefit Banquet "A New Decade of Hope and Challenge - Justice, Tolerance, Service" on Saturday, March 6, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh Hotel Marriot City Center; and
 
WHEREAS, there is nothing more precious than our civil rights and our freedom;  
 
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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Pittsburgh Chapter, on its work in our City; and it is
 
RESOLVED FURTHER that the Council hereby declares March 6, 2010, to be "CAIR Pittsburgh Day of Justice, Tolerance, and Service" in the City of Pittsburgh.