Libraries Receive Islam Collection from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

March 1, 2003

Source: Islamic Horizons

On March 1, 2003 Islamic Horizons reported that "In September 2002, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a national civil rights and advocacy group, launched a major educational initiative to educate Americans about Islam and to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. The year long campaign, called 'Explore Islamic Civilization and Culture," involves the community-sponsored distribution of books, videos and audiocassettes about Islam and Muslims to some 16,200 public libraries nationwide."