Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk presented at Marquette University for Dr. Louise Cainkar's class on Islamophobia.
On November 25 a delegation from Russia visited CAIR-Chicago offices to hear a presentation on Interfaith work. Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson welcomed the 10 person delegation with a tour of the office and a short documentary on CAIR-Chicago's civil rights work.
An anti-snoring billboard, showing an American soldier embracing a Muslim woman, is creating a buzz in Chicago's River North neighborhood.
Friday, November 15th saw CAIR-Chicago open its doors to visitors interested in the work of the organization.
On Wednesday, November 20th, Rabya Khan visited Aqsa High School with Dima Khalidi to conduct a Know Your Rights workshop for students.
CAIR-Chicago is currently seeking Communications, Outreach, and Government Affairs interns who want to work on defending the civil liberties of Muslim Americans, and the civil rights of all Americans.
CAIR-Chicago is seeking a part-time Youth Development Fellow. Extended application deadline: 8pm CST on December 1st.
Asaf Bar-Tura from the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs communicates the importance of the long-standing partnership between his organization and CAIR-Chicago.
CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2014. Apply today!
Come by to meet the staff, tour the offices, and learn more about how we pursue our mission to defend civil rights, fight bigotry and promote tolerance.
Litigation Director Kevin Vodak explains how covert immigration policies have translated into institutionalized discrimination against Muslims.
CAIR-Chicago's Civil Rights Department recently helped resolve citizenship delay cases for three individuals.
Litigation Director Kevin Vodak will be speaking at a free event on the USCIS's recent policy's effects on Muslim immigrants seeking citizenship in the U.S. (CLE credits pending).
The EEOC filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, September 18, charging a Tinley Park car dealership with harassment of three Arab Muslim employees. CAIR-Chicago will be filing further claims of discrimination on behalf of these employees later this week.
Meet the newest member of the CAIR-Chicago team!
Last week, interns and law clerks attended a ceremony where their work was personally commended. Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson announced that the ceremony marks the 500th intern to have graduated from CAIR-Chicago's Internship program!
Law enforcement trainings with anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba scheduled for next week in Lombard, Elmhurst and Highland Park have been cancelled, thanks to the efforts of coalition partners, community activists and Village officials.
CAIR-Chicago calls on local police departments in Lombard, Elmhurst and Highland Park to cancel scheduled upcoming trainings by prominent anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba.
Fox News' recent interview with Reza Aslan caused waves in the internet world as outwardly Islamophobic. Communications Intern Shaiesha Moore explores the more subtle forms of Islamophobia present in the media that often go unnoticed.
The Civil Rights Department at CAIR-Chicago has resolved more than 120 citizenship delay cases as well as cases involving employment discrimination. Read more about the Legal team's successes.
As a proponent of the American democratic system, CAIR-Chicago is grateful to Helen Thomas for her 70 years of service to the American public.
CAIR-Chicago would like to personally thank all those who attended the 5th annual Taste of Ramadan.
CAIR-Chicago staff members, interns and volunteers are excited for Ramadan and wish you a peaceful month!
This Ramadan make a difference in the lives of new Muslims. Donate to CAIR-Chicago's Prison Project.
On May 26, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab received an award from Community Builders Chicago, recognizing him for founding the MyJihad campaign.
This summer, CAIR-Chicago held its internship orientation on May 28th, 2013, introducing 37 law clerks and interns to the program, and giving them the opportunity to interact with people from their own and other departments.
CAIR-Chicago asks its supporters to stand up for Comprehensive Immigration Reform! Urge your representatives to take a stand!
Save the date and join CAIR-Chicago for its popular annual "Taste of Ramadan" iftar on July 17th, 2013.
This year, 56 public officials showed their support by sending letters of commendation. Show yours by coming to CAIR-Chicago's 9th Annual Banquet on Saturday, May 4th!
We are proud to announce the opening of CAIR-Chicago’s brand new activism center in the heart of downtown Chicago, located at 17 N. State.
Ads for the #MyJihad Campaign, sponsored by CAIR-Chicago, launched today in Washington D.C. and are appearing at the Shaw, Waterfront, Rockville, and Dunn Loring train stations.