Join CAIR-Ohio for the annual Muslim Day at the State Capitol. Participants will receive training, support, and education for a full day of civic engagement and meet with their representatives to discuss issues affecting Ohio’s Muslim community. Lunch will also be provided.
Deadline to Register is October 13th, 2017.
9:00 AM: Check-In: Statehouse Atrium
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM: Statehouse Tour 1 (optional – 50 people max)
9:45 AM- 10:30 AM: Statehouse Tour 2 (optional – 50 people max)
10:30 AM- 11:15 AM: Welcome & Lobbying Training
11:15 – 12:15 PM: Speaker Panel: Diverse Voices in the Political Process
State Senator Charleta Tavares, Assistant Senate Minority Leader
Jaiza Page, Columbus City Council
State Rep. Amelia Sykes, Assistant House Minority Whip
State Senator Kenny Yuko, Senate Minority Leader
State Representative Fred Strahorn, House Minority Leader
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Legislative Meetings – attendees will divide into small groups and meet with their state Reps to discuss issues and bills affecting the Muslim community (materials provided)
3:15 PM- 4:15 PM: Statehouse Tour 3 (optional – 50 people max)
Individual attendees can use the link below to register now. You must be 15 to attend or chaperoned by a parent (unless you are part of a school, masjid, or youth group).
School, masjid or youth groups should contact Legislative Coordinator Usjid Hameed at email@example.com for group registration.