Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School's Muslim Student Association hosted a Hijab Day on Thursday.

The educational event held Dec. 12 was organized to raise awareness about the the Hijab, the head covering worn by Muslim women.

MSA currently has 15 core members. The Hijab Day event, however, was spearheaded by a handful of 12th grade girls focusing on Islamophobia for their senior project. Islamophobia is the fear of people who practice the religion of Islam.

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