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Welcome Chicago Ideas Week!

This week the streets around CAIR-Chicago’s office, have been painted yellow with the brightly t-shirted fans of Chicago Ideas Week (CIW).

Local Film Turns Camera On Surveillance

In Bridgeview and Justice, Illinois, members of the Arab-American community have lived under surveillance for nearly twenty years. Assia Boundaoui grew up there.

Join CAIR-Chicago at 2nd Annual Chicago Halal Food Festival!

Chicagoland based LiveCheapr Inc. has announced its second annual Chicago Halal Food Festival to take place at the UIC Forum in Chicago on Saturday, October 25 from 11am to 10pm and Sunday, October 26, from 11am to 7pm.

Join CAIR-Chicago tomorrow at Your Voice, Your Vote!

Join CAIR-Chicago tomorrow at the Mosque Foundation for Your Voice, Your Vote – National Voter Registration Day!

CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator to Speak at University of Illinois

Gerlad Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator will join CAIR-UIUC today for their first general body meeting and an activist workshop! “Whether it’s the advent of free speech and academic boycotts on campus, racial tensions in Ferguson, or the rise of militant terrorist groups half-way across the globe, the world we live in is constantly changing and [...]

JOIN CAIR-Chicago at the Annual Chairman Fred Street Party

Join CAIR-Chicago Saturday, August 30th for the Chairman Fred Hampton Annual Street Party.

CAIR-Chicago Presents at Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

August 21st 2014, CAIR Chicago’s Staff Attorney Rabya Khan spoke on a panel concerning Data Deficit, Underreporting, and Community Concerns.

Join CAIR-Chicago at Justice for Mike Brown Moment of Silence at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Evan Taylor of University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has written an open letter to faculty, staff, students, and alum of UIC (below), inviting all to join in offering a moment of silence in solidarity with Justice for Mike Brown.

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PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-CHICAGO TO TESTIFY AT U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS ILLINOIS ADVISORY COMMITTEE HEARING ON HATE CRIMES

Join CAIR-Chicago Tomorrow to Testify at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Illinois Advisory Committee Hearing On Hate Crimes

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP)

On July 23, 2014 Iraqi students visited CAIR-Chicago’s office for a workshop to discuss and share their American experience and their interests in sports and the arts.