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Tuesday, Oct 31, 9am
Ohio Statehouse
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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 (50 people max)
9:45 AM- 10:30 AM: Statehouse Tour 2 (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
Columbus City Councilmember Jaiza Page
State Rep. Emelia Sykes, Assistant House Minority Whip
Kelly Capatosto, Senior Research Associate at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

12:15 – 1:30 PM: Lunch
State Senator Kenny Yuko, Senate Minority Leader
State Representative Fred Strahorn, House Minority Leader

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Prayer 
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)

Individuals over age 15 can Register here:

To register a school, masjid, or youth group please email Public Affairs Coordinator Usjid Hameed at