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January 11: A Day to Speak Up Against Islamophobia and Stereotyping

A small number of releases of Guantanamo detainees have taken place. The way this is being presented by the Obama administration, and covered in the media, distorts what is really happening, and the whole meaning of Guantanamo. The administration evades the fact that only 8 of the remaining 155 men at Guantanamo were ever charged with a crime, and that certainly the rest should never have been there at Guantanamo in the first place.

CAIR-Chicago executive director Ahmed Rehab speaks at Nelson Mandela memorial

On December 15 CAIR-Chicago executive director Ahmed Rehab attended and spoke at “The People’s Memorial Tribute To Nelson Mandela: Celebrating A Life & Legacy” at Beloved Community Christian Church of God in Christ (COGIC).

Gerald Hankerson to speak at Faith Informed Justice panel

Join CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, as he discusses faith informed justice.

CAIR-Chicago visits Marquette University to present on Muslims in America

On December 4, 2013 CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk visited a class at Marquette University and gave a presentation on Islamophobia and perceptions of Muslims in America.

Russian Interfaith delegation visits CAIR-Chicago

On Monday, November 25 a delegation from Russia visited CAIR-Chicago offices to hear a presentation on Interfaith work. Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson welcomed the six person delegation with a tour of the office and a short documentary on CAIR-Chicago’s civil rights work. The delegates came to Chicago as a part of the U.S. Department of [...]

Idli & immigration event December 7th at Schaumburg Library

Join us to hear expert analysis, share our stories, and talk about how we can promote fair and holistic changes in immigration from right here in Illinois.

Rabya Khan visits Aqsa High School for Know Your Rights workshop

On Wednesday, November 20th, Rabya Khan visited Aqsa High School with Dima Khalidi to conduct a Know Your Rights workshop for students.

Fourth Presbyterian Church holding immigration panel discussion

The Fourth Presbyterian Church is holding an immigration reform panel discussion today, November 21st, at 6:30 pm in Chicago.

Win tickets to CIOGC’s Annual Banquet this Saturday!

CAIR-Chicago is giving away TWO spots as guests of CAIR-Chicago at CIOGC’s Annual Banquet this Saturday! Enter our social media competition to win!

Join us for an open house on Nov 15!

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.

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