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Political Activist Sarsour Will Speak at Local CAIR Banquet



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Political activist Linda Sarsour will be the keynote speaker at the Central California Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ third annual banquet on Sunday.
Sarsour, a Muslim of Palestinian descent, was co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March and was among the Women’s March co-chairs profiled in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” that year.
The banquet topic will be “Building Power, Overcoming Injustice.”

Tickets Still Available

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Free child care will be provided, but RSVP is required prior to the banquet.
The banquet will be from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and will be at the Golden Palace, 2625 W. Vassar Ave., Fresno. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Sukaina Hussain, outreach director for CAIR-Central California in Fresno, said about 200 people typically attend the event.
For more information, call 559-335-4156 or email

Nancy Price is a multimedia journalist for GV Wire. A longtime reporter and editor who has worked for newspapers in California, Florida, Alaska, Illinois and Kansas, Nancy joined GV Wire in July 2019. She previously worked as an assistant metro editor for 13 years at The Fresno Bee. Nancy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Her hobbies include singing with the Fresno Master Chorale and volunteering with Fresno Filmworks. You can reach Nancy at 559-492-4087 or Send an Email