The feel-good video of the year
(peace be to you),
The parents of these nine-year-old
Muslim twins reported to CAIR that their
children had been facing chronic
anti-Muslim bullying for years. They told us their son
was taunted because of his religion and ethnicity, and was told,
"All Muslims are dirty and they kill people." Their daughter was
allegedly slapped, hit in the eye and told "go back to your
Out of the
2,700 discrimination cases we handled in 2012, the sister
and brother who were bullied in school inspired us by turning
adversity into an educational
learned of the abuse, our attorneys contacted school officials
right away and assisted the school district in developing
a more inclusive and safe environment for minority students.
From the moment CAIR stepped in to help them, they wanted to
help CAIR. CAIR staff teamed up to help their case, and they
teamed up to help CAIR. On their own initiative, the twins set
up a lemonade stand and raised $50 for CAIR. Their parents
matched the gift to honor their resourcefulness. Click
here to watch the video online.
thousands of other Muslim kids being bullied in school who need
CAIRís intervention. We are
looking to put more resources into anti-bullying intiatives in
2013. Help CAIR stand by our youth.
American Muslims know there is one
organization that comes to their aid when their children face
school bullying, or when they themselves face discrimination or
bias in the workplace, in airports, at border crossings, or when
exercising their rights as citizens.
I urge you to take
advantage of the last days of 2012 to make a
100% tax-deductible and
zakat-eligible donation to CAIR so that we may continue to
mobilize American Muslims -- like the "Lemonade Girl" and her
brother -- to defend their constitutional rights and enhance
understanding of Islam.
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Thank you for your support and may
God bless you.
CAIR National Executive
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