In response to a speaker at this month’s Mayor Prayer Breakfast in Independence, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is sponsoring an event next week to promote a greater understanding of Islam.

In response to a speaker at this month’s Mayor Prayer Breakfast in Independence, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is sponsoring an event next week to promote a greater understanding of Islam.

“Gates of Peace: Understanding Islam, the Quran, and the Prophet Muhammad” is from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Education, 615 E. 52nd St., room 115C.

The event is free and open to the public.