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Young Professionals Iftar 2019
May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for CAIR Oklahoma’s Young Professionals Iftar with the first Muslim to be elected to the Cleveland City Council, Basheer Jones!
Our keynote speaker is Councilman Basheer Jones who was the first Muslim elected to the Cleveland City Council. Iftar will be catered by Hummus Cafe. Register online to secure your spot to our event here: https://conta.cc/2VFRVGA
Basheer Jones is an impassioned leader, motivational speaker, and spoken word artist with a positive message of empowerment and change. Basheer understands that true success is giving back, which is why he decided to stay in Cleveland, OH, where he became the youngest news talk radio show host at Radio One. Basheer has been interviewed by Time, JET, and Essence Magazines, and has been a guest correspondent on CNN, MSNBC, and CSPAN.
Basheer’s indebtedness and passion to serve his community propelled him to run for City Council in Ward 7 in Cleveland’s 2013 election. His love for his community pushed him to run again and his persistence paid off. On January 1, 2018, Basheer Jones was sworn in as the First Muslim City Councilman in Cleveland’s 200 hundred year history.
Young Professionals are those between the ages 20 and 35, although this event is open for everyone to register. Space is limited, register today to secure your spot!
Watch the keynote speech Basheer Jones deliver in Tulsa, OK, in 2018 at our Tulsa Gala