The Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges Conference, sponsored by the Chicago Bar Association, will cover various topics regarding increasing diversity and raising awareness on issues important to different communities.
We invite vibrant Jewish and Muslim individuals to join the group and bring creative ideas and a progressive attitude to our discussions and action!
Continuing its partnership with the International Visitors Center of Chicago, CAIR-Chicago will host a scholar from France on April 29, 2008.
WHAT: Faith Based Activism: Muslim Americans Today
WHAT: “Women’s Rights in Islam” Lecture and Discussion
May Day is synonymous with International Workers’ Day, or Labor Day, which celebrates the social and economic achievements of the labor movement such as the recognition of the eight hour work day.
CAIR-Chicago Sensitivity Training Coordinator, Veronica Zapata will be lecturing on the subject of “Understanding Islam and Muslim Students” as a part of a new course at Loyola University set to begin April 5, 2008. The course aims to increase the understanding of non-Muslim educators and intellectuals throughout the Chicagoland area and nearby suburbs.
CAIR and the Bosnian-American community representatives will provide an informational workshop on community development, voting empowerment opportunities and its effects, and the purpose of the Bosnian-American Advisory Council on Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington D.C.
The session will inform the community of their rights when they are approached by law enforcement, particularly the FBI, for questioning. CAIR-Chicago will discuss what its Civil Rights department has seen while representing Muslims in FBI interviews, what the government says the purpose of such interviews are, and what the effects of participating in such [...]
WHAT: Continuing our efforts to connect with Muslims from around the world and enhance a mutual understanding of Islam within American society and culture, CAIR-Chicago partners with the Institute for Training and Development (ITD), based in Amherst Massachusetts, to host 18 Muslim clerics and scholars from Kosovo and Macedonia WHEN: Monday, March 24, 2008 WHERE: [...]