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Build Invaluable Career Skills at CAIR-Chicago

CAIR-Chicago offers a wide range of internship and volunteer opportunities targeted at developing new professional skills while nurturing existing personal strengths. The Winter-Spring Internship session is just around the corner and we are looking for talented applicants to join our team!

SAVE THE DATE! Attend CAIR-Chicago’s 11th Anniversary Gala- February 7th, 2015!

SAVE THE DATE! Attend CAIR-Chicago’s 11th Anniversary Gala- February 7th, 2015!

Defending Rights Panel at CAIR-Chicago Tuesday, November 18th

Join CAIR-Chicago on Tuesday, November 18th, for Defending Rights, a program on the importance of protecting the rights of children detained in military courts, and the rights of U.S. Palestine human rights activists.

Join CAIR-Chicago on Friday, November 14th, for Lurking Danger: Identifying & Overcoming the Dangers Around Us

Join CAIR-Chicago on Friday, November 14th, for Lurking Danger, a community awareness panel for youth and parents about identifying and overcoming the dangers facing the Muslim community.

ACTION ALERT: Vote in the Illinois General Election Tomorrow! Download Our Voter Guide and Election & Referendum Scorecards!

Download the CAIR-Chicago 2014 General Election Voter Guide Here! Make your voice heard! Election Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4th! Polls open from 6AM to 7PM! Ready to vote? Find your polling place! Have you received your voting information card? Check your voter registration status here. Seeking to empower voters to make more informed decisions, [...]

CAIR-Chicago Community Outreach Post Chicagoland ISIS Arrest

CAIR-Chicago recognized the need to address the recent arrest of a Chicagoland teenager accused of wanting to travel to join ISIS in its larger community repercussions. Over the past several weeks CAIR-Chicago has collaborated with communities across Chicagoland to foster dialogue about the many issues surrounding the incident ranging from countering extremist ideologies and ISIS specifically, FBI questioning, know your civil rights, online predators, Islamophobia and media issues.

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Community Leader, Rasmea Odeh, Faces Trial Tuesday in Detroit Federal Court

Rasmea Odeh, 67, was arrested by agents of the Department of Homeland Security and charged with immigration fraud for allegedly “lying” on her citizenship application twenty years ago. Odeh is a Chicago Palestinian and respected Arab community organizer, haunted by a forty year old conviction in an Israeli military court. If found guilty, she could face up to ten years in federal prison, an immediate revocation of her citizenship, and deportation from the United States.

PRESS RELEASE: Loyola SJP Charged with ‘Discrimination’ & ‘Bullying’ for Calling Out Birthright Israel’s Discrimination Against Palestinians

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY- Chicago students affiliated with the student group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will attend an administrative hearing scheduled this Thursday, October 30 to respond to allegations made against the group after Palestinian students lined up on September 9, 2014 to try to register for a Birthright Israel trip to highlight its discrimination against Palestinians.

Help Protect the Vote: Sign Up to Be An Elections Volunteer

There has been a lot of media coverage of the changed election laws in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Texas, but did you know that right here at home in Illinois we have new laws on the books for 2014?. Every election jurisdiction in Illinois will offer Election Day Voter Registration at 5-20 sites. This program is [...]

ACTION ALERT: Vote in the Illinois General Election on November 4th! Download our scorecard!

Download the CAIR-Chicago 2014 General Election Scorecard & Referendum Guide Here! Make your voice heard! Early voting runs until Sunday, November 2nd, and Election Day is Tuesday, November 4th! Polls open from 6AM to 7PM! Have you received your voting information card? Check your voter registration status here. Seeking to empower voters to make more [...]

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