CAIR-Chicago is currently seeking Communications, Outreach, and Government Affairs interns who want to work on defending the civil liberties of Muslim Americans, and the civil rights of all Americans.
Saying goodbye and hello to a new Communications Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago. We also welcome our new MYLS fellow!
August 21st 2014, CAIR Chicago’s Staff Attorney Rabya Khan spoke on a panel concerning Data Deficit, Underreporting, and Community Concerns.
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.
Join CAIR-Chicago Tomorrow to Testify at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Illinois Advisory Committee Hearing On Hate Crimes
Yesterday, interns and law clerks attended a ceremony where their work was personally commended. Following an office-wide luncheon, supervisors gathered to present law clerks and interns with certificates of appreciation.
The CAIR-Chicago team wishes you a joyful and blessed Eid!
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.
There have been several high-profile cases in other parts of the country where Muslims got fired over prayer breaks and sued, with mixed outcomes. But the Chicago Council on American-Islamic Relations reports it’s received no formal complaints here.
On Monday, July 21, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students participating in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program in a Leadership, Development, and Diversity workshop.