San Diego's Large Muslim Community Becomes More Visible

December 7, 2001

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

On December 7, 2001, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that "today, up to 100,000 Muslims live throughout San Diego County, quietly and largely unnoticed until Sept. 11. The revelation that the county is home to 80,000 to 100,000 Muslims surprises many... 'Meet Your Muslim Neighbors,' a series of town hall meetings organized this fall by several religious and interfaith groups, is intended to bridge the void of knowledge and unfamiliarity between the region's Muslims and their non-Muslim neighbors."