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Letter to the Sun-Times Re: ISIS in Chicago

Tuesday’s headline from the Chicago Sun-Times, “ISIS in Chicago”, was not only sensational but inaccurate and misleading. A more accurate headline would have been: “A Chicagoan in ISIS?” (The added question mark underscoring that it is as of yet an allegation, not a finding).

COMMUNITY ALERT: Know Your Rights, Youth Workshops, Hate Crimes, and Media Assistance

Our office works with a number of youth, immigration, civil rights and interfaith organizations, and we have also presented on these issues with our partner organizations. Please contact our office if you have any questions, suggestions or would like us to come to your community to give a presentation on any of these topics, or meet to discuss any of these issues.

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.

JOB OPENING: CAIR-Chicago seeking Part Time Graphic Designer

CAIR-Chicago is still accepting applications for our Graphic Designer position. Apply today!

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!

Ahmed Rehab Interviewed on WBEZ’s “The Afternoon Shift” with Niala Boodhoo

Yesterday, CAIR-Chiacgo’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed alongside Dr. Robert Pape on the issue of Civil Liberties and National Security since 9/11. “We didn’t act fast enough to stand with the people.” -Ahmed Rehab on American foreign policy towards the Middle-East. The interview can be found here.

Ahmed Rehab Interviewed on WBEZ’s “The Morning Shift” with Tony Sarabia on American-Muslims

Image Source Linked Earlier this Morning CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed live along with Mosque Foundation Sheikh Kifah Mustapha on WBEZ this morning at 9:00 am. They spoke on how the perception and treatment of Muslim-Americans has shifted since 9/11. “More Americans who know Muslims in real life situations as neighbors, co-workers, and [...]

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! Millennial Facing Crossroads: Exploring the Politics of Identity “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 [...]

ACTION ALERT: Speak Up For Freedom of Speech Rights for University of Illinois Professor

Speak up in solidarity with supporters of free speech on American campuses and against all illegal and duplicitous measures taken by university administrators to silence infringe upon free speech.

Civil Rights Law Clerks Needed

Looking to get experience as a civil rights lawyer? Come help us out at CAIR-Chicago.

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