Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad Visits Atlanta on Oct. 29th, iA

Oct. 29, 2016, 2 p.m.


Center for Civil & Human Rights ( 2 pm) & Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam (7 pm)

Event Description

Olympic medal-winner Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab, plans to visit Atlanta on Oct. 29th for a series of events in support of Georgia's Muslim community, including:

Oct. 29th @ 2 pm, iA: Atlanta Muslim Voter Turnout Rally at the Center for Civil & Human Rights (Free & Open To Public)

The event, "Make History with Ibtihaj: Atlanta Muslim Election Rally," is scheduled to take place at the Center for Civil & Human Rights from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Oct. 29th, the only Saturday that all Georgia counties plan to hold early voting.

Ibtihaj Muhammad, who won a medal alongside her teammates at the Summer Olympics in Rio, plans to speak about the importance of voting, especially for Georgia Muslims.

This non-partisan event, which is free and open to the public, has been organized by a coalition of Atlanta Muslims, including the Georgia Muslim Voter Project, I-PAC Georgia, Muslim Mix and the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA). Click here to register and learn more details.

Oct. 29th @ 7 pm, iA: CAIR-GA Dinner Featuring Special Guest Ibtihaj Muhammad at Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam ($50 per seat)

Join Olympic athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad for a private dinner hosted by CAIR-Georgia at Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam @ 7 pm on Saturday, Oct. 29th, insha Allah. As the Georgia chapter of America's largest and oldest Muslim civil rights organization, CAIR serves, protects and advocates for our state's Muslim community.

Join us to support CAIR-GA's work, celebrate Ibtihaj Muhammad's accomplishments, and inspire your family to follow in her groundbreaking footsteps.

You can purchase a general admission dinner ticket for $50 or you can purchase a seat at Ibtihaj's table for $125. Space for the latter table is limited to 10 people. First come, first serve for those tickets. Children 12 and under can currently attend free of charge, but please register them. Click here to purchase.


If you have questions about either event, contact Edward Ahmed Mitchell at info@ga.cair.com or call 404-285-9530.

Edit This Event Last Edited By: Georgia Muslim Voter Project, I-PAC & CAIR Georgia on Oct. 21, 2016, 10:24 p.m.