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CAIR Statement of Solidarity with the Armenian People

On the 100th anniversary of these tragic events, in which some 1.5 million people died as a result of intentional killings, systematic abuse, forced migration, or starvation, we express our solidarity with the Armenian people.

ACTION ALERT: Don’t let Illinois penalize human rights boycotts of Israel!

Call your Illinois Representative and Senator NOW and urge them to oppose HB4011 and SB1761.

CAIR-Chicago Saddened by Passing of Cardinal George

CAIR-Chicago is saddened by the death of Cardinal Francis George, who passed away this morning after a long struggle with cancer.

Outreach Coordinator Greets Delegation from the Republic of Georgia visit Chicago

Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson had the pleasure of serving on a panel that welcomed a delegation of community leaders from the Republic of Georgia.

New Editorial Cartooning Internship, Apply Now!

In this internship a student will learn to observe media and world events with a critical eye and create a weekly editorial cartoon for The Chicago Monitor.

April 16, South Asian Religious/Racial Bias in the Law

The Indian American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association of Chicago invites you to join a diverse group of attorneys, community leaders, activists and other professionals for an interactive discussion on civil rights issues the South Asian American community faces today.

Open Letter: Dear Mayor Emanuel, Chicagoans Are Trapped In Yemen

Being the executive of a global city comes with global responsibilities. Chicagoans are trapped in Yemen. Demand action.

Dozens of Chicagoans Trapped in in War-Torn Yemen

Escalating violence has trapped hundreds of U.S. citizens, including dozens of Chicagoans, in the quickly deteriorating situation in Yemen. After evacuating embassy staff from the country on February 11, 2015, the U.S. Department of State suspended all operations.

ACTION ALERT: Arab, Muslim, Asian, Groups Assist Americans Stuck in Yemen

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC) demand the United States Department of State and appropriate agencies initiate evacuation of U.S. citizens trapped in Yemen.

Dep. Dir. Sufyan Sohel Speaks at GlobeMed Summit

Deputy Director Sufyan Sohel presented at the Annual GlobeMed Summit last Friday, March 27.