Hussam Ayloush

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Hussam Ayloush "is executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Southern California. Ayloush has appeared on local, national and international media programs such as CNN, MSNBC, KABC, KCBS, FOX, AL-JAZEERA, KTLA, PBS, BBC, NPR, KNX, KFWB, and KFI. He has also been interviewed and has regularly written for a number of local and national newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, The Press-Enterprise, The Daily Breeze, Orange County Register, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Christian Science Monitor, San Jose Mercury News, and various newswire services on American Islamic issues. Ayloush is a regular speaker at many California colleges, schools, Islamic centers, churches, conferences, and universities. Through CAIR's work of education and engagement, Ayloush maintains close contact with public officials and various law enforcement agencies to ensure a better understanding and treatment of Muslim. In addition to his work with CAIR, he serves on the board of directors of ACCESS California a non-profit organization providing social services to the Arab and Muslim community in Southern California and on the national board of the National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, a Chicago-based organization that campaigns to improve benefits and working conditions for low-wage workers. Ayloush holds a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from University of Texas, Austin in 1994 and an M.B.A. degree from California State University, Fullerton." [1]

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  1. Hussam Ayloush, WKC, accessed March 17, 2009.