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Columbia Chronicle: Senate hearing looks to expose domestic extremism

Columbia Chronicle | September 25, 2012

Members of the Council on American-Islamic Relations arranged a viewing of the Senate’s hearing on hate crimes and domestic extremism at their headquarters. The hearing focused on exposing hate crimes and preventing domestic extremism in America.

Daily Herald: Hanover Park discusses Islam at community forum
Daily Herald | September 24, 2012
Gerald Hankerson, outreach coordinator for CAIR-Chicago, spoke Saturday at Hanover Park’s forum called, “Who are my Muslim neighbors?” at village hall. The event was sponsored by the village’s Cultural Inclusion & Diversity Committee.

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago rep leads community forum on understanding Islam
ABC 7 | September 17, 2012
CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson participated in a cultural forum entitled, “Who are my Muslim neighbors?,” at Hanover Park on Saturday.

Daily Herald: Hanover Park forum aims to better know community’s Muslim neighbors
Daily Herald | September 19, 2012
Believing a dialogue should take place to form a deeper understanding of Hanover Park’s own Muslim residents, and hopefully prevent them from becoming future targets, village leaders put together a cultural forum, “Who are my Muslim Neighbors?”

WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab and Laith Saud talk about Muslim film protest violence
WBEZ, Worldview | September 17, 2012
Ahmed Rehab and Laith Saud speak to WBEZ’s Worldview about the violence and anti-American protests throughout the Muslim world that has resulted from an amateur anti-Muslim film.

CBS 2: CAIR-Chicago holds candlelight vigil for Ambassador Stevens
CBS 2 | September 17, 2012
On Friday September 14, CAIR-Chicago, along with members of the Libyan and Muslim community held a candlelight vigil for the late U.S. Ambassador, Christopher Stevens.

 


Chicago Libyans, Muslims hold candlelight vigil for Ambassador Stevens
CAIR-Chicago | September 17, 2012
On September 14, 2012, nearly 150 Chicago Libyans and Muslims gathered on the corner of Congress and Michigan to hold a candlelight vigil for the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

FOX 39: CAIR-Chicago hosts vigil for slain ambassador
FOX Chicago | September 17, 2012
On Friday September 14, CAIR-Chicago, along with members of the Libyan and Muslim community held a candlelight vigil for the late U.S. Ambassador, Christopher Stevens.

PRESS RELEASE: Candlelight vigil tonight for Ambassador Christopher Stevens
CAIR-Chicago | September 14, 2012
The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago), along with members of the Chicago Libyan community, Syrian American Council Chicago, MAS (Muslim American Society), Zakat Foundation, and AMP (American Muslims for Palestine), will hold a candlelight vigil tonight to honor Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

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