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ACTION ALERT – Your Support Needed Again to Stop Anti-Boycott Resolution in Illinois Legislature

While we were able to mobilize opposition to Senate Bill 3017, its sponsor, Senator Ira Silverstein, has introduced a toxic resolution,SJR 59, which is scheduled for a hearing on Tuesday, April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Many of you have responded to previous calls for action on this and other attacks on [...]

ACTION ALERT: Anti-Boycott Resolution to be voted on today! Your voice needs to be heard!

After the overwhelming opposition to his Bill 3017, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein introduced a resolution (instead of a bill) that will be voted on in the Judiciary Committee today, Tuesday, at 3 PM.

Emergency Action Needed as Illinois Legislature Reassigns Anti-Boycott Bill to New Committee

IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NEEDED: CALL SENATORS ON THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE NOW AND STATE YOUR OPPOSITION TO SB 3017.

ACTION ALERT: Stop Passage of Bill Restricting Academic Freedom, Free Speech

Time Sensitive. Last chance to act: Make your voice heard! The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) is calling on its supporters to contact their elected state senators to urge that they drop proposed legislation that would restrict academic freedom and free speech rights.

ACTION ALERT: Encourage Gov. Quinn to bar drone surveillance in Illinois!

Join us in connecting with Gov. Quinn to gain his support for the Senate Bill 1587!

Action Alert: Urge Congress to amend Voting Rights Act

Unless action is taken to amend the Voting Rights Act, there is a potential for voting rights to no longer be protected, especially for historically disadvantaged communities. Contact your representatives today!

Urge Senate leaders to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

CAIR-Chicago asks its supporters to stand up for Comprehensive Immigration Reform! Urge your representatives to take a stand!

Today is election day! Make sure you vote!

It is critical that every American make their voice heard, and that every eligible voter exercise this right that civil rights activists fought so hard for.

ACTION ALERT: Register to vote!

Are you registered to vote? Do you need to vote absentee? What if you miss the registration deadline? Do you know when early voting begins? We’ve got the answers for you!

ACTION ALERT: Take the CAIR-Chicago 2012 General Elections Community Survey!

To help us with information in our upcoming General Elections Voter Guide, we are gauging the political perspectives of our community. Please take a moment to complete our survey!

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