FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CONTACT: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/ SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524

MEDIA ADVISORY

Cardin Roundtable with Muslim Community Leaders to Explore Ways to Promote Understanding, Unity

TODAY, Monday, February 1 at 10:30 AM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will join members of the Maryland Muslim community at Masjid Bait-us-Samad to discuss ways to build cultural understanding close to home and around the world.

“Our communities thrive when residents have empathy and respect for everyone around them, and those qualities are built through ongoing conversations and the sharing of perspectives,” said Senator Cardin. “I look forward to the chance to deepen my understanding of the concerns of Maryland’s Muslim community and find common goals that can be addressed by working together.”

WHAT:                      Roundtable Discussion with Muslim Community

WHO:                        U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

                                    Maryland Muslim Community Leaders

WHEN:                      TODAY, Monday, February 1 at 10:30 AM

WHERE:                    Masjid Bait-us-Samad, 7302 Philadelphia Rd, Rosedale, MD 21237

HOW:                        MEDIA are requested to RSVP to Tim Zink,tim_zink@cardin.senate.gov