The Prison Project, launched by CAIR-Chicago in 2005, is an ongoing initiative at CAIR-Chicago that aims to give incarcerated Muslims the supplies they need to worship. Oftentimes, prisoners learn more about Islam while imprisoned and lack the tools to continue their journey of knowledge once they convert. CAIR-Chicago wants to help those in prisons by…
CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!
Our office works with a number of youth, immigration, civil rights and interfaith organizations, and we have also presented on these issues with our partner organizations. Please contact our office if you have any questions, suggestions or would like us to come to your community to give a presentation on any of these topics, or meet to discuss any of these issues.
Three Muslim employees alleged hostile work environment, unjust firing from Tinley Park Cadillac dealership. The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has been representing these employees throughout the litigation and filed individual claims on their behalf.
Join us on Saturday, June 7 for an Asian American Town Hall Forum at the Japanese American Service Committee Center to discuss the various issues surrounding the Jianqing Klyzek CPD brutality case that shows video footage of a Chicago police officer striking Ms Klyzek, and threatening to put her in a box and deport her.
On Thursday May 29th CAIR-Chicago staff and interns joined with community leaders and organizers at a press conference at the mayor’s office against police brutality.
We are seeking translators who can read, write and translate Arabic and Somali documents, as well as speak Arabic and Somali.
On May 6, 2014, CAIR-Chicago filed an Amicus Curiae brief in support of an appeal filed by the Joan Dachs Yaakov Elementary School – Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi (“Joan Dachs”), based on the City of Evanston’s refusal to allow the school to re-develop vacant land for its religious and educational plans.
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