Equality for Eid

October 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Equality for Eid Rally (Video)

The Maryland Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in partnership with the Equality for Eid Coalition are encouraging Montgomery County students and staff to stay home from school on Oct. 15 to support the celebration of the Muslim Holiday Eid al-Adha. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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September 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

“Equality 4 Eid Coalition” Rally (Video)

UPDATED Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal joined the Equality 4 Eid Coalition and other community leaders on Sept. 23 to urge Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff and students—Muslim and non-Muslim—to stay home from school on Tuesday, Oct. 15 to help celebrate the holiday Eid al-Adha in solidarity with their Muslim friends. You can watch […]

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September 6, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Campaign For Muslims Seeks Fair Treatment on Holy Days Off (Video)

A new online campaign is pushing for a change on the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar. Equality for Eid is asking for schools to close on two major holidays in the Muslim community—Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Take a look: Saqib Ali, a Co-Chair of Equality for Eid, is encouraging the Muslim community to stay […]

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