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*[[Amir Malik]], Civil Rights Director
 
*[[Amir Malik]], Civil Rights Director
 
*[[Abubakar Osman]], Chapter Coordinator
 
*[[Abubakar Osman]], Chapter Coordinator
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==Succession==
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In January 2015 [[CAIR - Minnesota]] named [[Jaylani Hussein]] as the new executive director of the  organization.
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Hussein, whose family moved to Minnesota from Somalia in 1993, has been CAIR-MN's outreach director. Before that, he worked as community liaison officer at [Metro State University] and was a planner for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
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He succeeds CAIR-MN co-founder and former executive director [[Lori Saroya]], who said in the announcement: "CAIR-MN has completed its founding phase. We are certain that Jaylani's excellent leadership skills, sincerity and passion for civil rights will help move CAIR-MN into its next stage."
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CAIR-MN was founded in 2007. The group says last year it "handled over 200 cases, including employment discrimination, school bullying and harassment, land use opposition, bias-motivated crimes, racial and religious profiling, and extra-judicial exile."<ref>[https://www.minnpost.com/political-agenda/2015/01/jaylani-hussein-named-new-head-mn-council-american-islamic-relations]</ref>
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 03:00, 17 January 2018


CAIR - Minnesota

Staff

January 2017;[1]

Succession

In January 2015 CAIR - Minnesota named Jaylani Hussein as the new executive director of the organization.

Hussein, whose family moved to Minnesota from Somalia in 1993, has been CAIR-MN's outreach director. Before that, he worked as community liaison officer at [Metro State University] and was a planner for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

He succeeds CAIR-MN co-founder and former executive director Lori Saroya, who said in the announcement: "CAIR-MN has completed its founding phase. We are certain that Jaylani's excellent leadership skills, sincerity and passion for civil rights will help move CAIR-MN into its next stage."

CAIR-MN was founded in 2007. The group says last year it "handled over 200 cases, including employment discrimination, school bullying and harassment, land use opposition, bias-motivated crimes, racial and religious profiling, and extra-judicial exile."[2]

References