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Executive Director to Speak at Journalism Conference

November 18, 2008



CAIR Chicago's executive director, Ahmed Rehab will be speaking at the upcoming journalism conference, Communities in Flux: The Impact of Economic Turmoil and Shifting Demographics. This two-day seminar is intended to give professional journalists a fresh view of changing communities and look at how new challenges affect their audience. The 20 attendees will be selected by application and will have a particular interest in new trends in the issues, emerging theories and under-reported stories from leading experts in the field.

Rehab will speak on a panel called "The Voices at the Table," which will plan to discuss who gets to speak for which communities -- and discuss strategies for finding sources beyond "the usual suspects."

What: Executive Director to Speak at Journalism Conference

Conference: Communities in Flux: The Impact of Economic Turmoil and Shifting Demographics

When: November 16-18, 2008

Where: Chicago, Illinois

Host: Journalism Center on Children & Families

Guests: 20 Select Journalists



Panel: The Voices at the Table

When: November 18, 9:45-10:45 a.m.

Who: Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director, CAIR-Chicago



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