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The title of Muslim Day at the Capitol this year says a lot: Action Trumps Fear.

More than 700 people are expected to turn out for the sixth annual event hosted by the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Organizers expect higher engagement within the Muslim community than past years largely due to President Donald Trump.

"The election of Trump and the campaign in general kind of reignited a spirit of justice within the community that was very much dormant," said Yannina Casillas, legislative and government affairs coordinator for the organization. "A lot of people are really interested in getting more involved."


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