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Mayoral Candidates’ Forum

Join CAIR-Chicago at NEIU on January 29th for a forum with candidates for Chicago’s upcoming mayoral election.

Earn a FREE Ticket Volunteer at Our Annual Banquet!

Come work for your community in a positive, fun environment, and earn a FREE ticket to the event!

NBC5 & CBS2: CAIR-Chicago Responds to Paris Attacks (Video)

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, responds to recent attack on the French publication Charlie Hebdo. The heinous crime left 12 dead and lead to a bloody manhunt across Paris.

Bridging Communities

Through an examination of the similarities between the WWII incarceration experience of Japanese Americans and the post-9/11 experience of the Muslim Americans, Bridging Communities builds solidarity between these two communities.

Make Elections Better: Get Paid For It

Election judges run polling places. They solve problems and make sure every vote is counted. Over 700 college students in Chicago served in 2014. Be part of the next generation of democracy.

How To Shut Down Guantanamo

A Chicago Coalition to Shut Down Guantanamo Event with Andy Worthington, Candace Gorman and Debra Sweet.

Help Honor Martin Luther King Jr. on January 19th

Join us in honoring Dr. King’s dream for a better world by discussing interfaith peace with Chicago-area Jews, Muslims and Christians.

U.S. Muslims Condemn Paris Terror Attack, Defend Free Speech

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), today condemned a shooting attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and repeated its defense of freedom of speech.

American-Muslims Needed for Research on Factors Contributing to Mental Health.

A Muslim-American doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology is conducting research on factors that may influence the mental health of Muslim-Americans living in the U.S.

Why should you care?

From workplace discrimination to immigration and asylum, for eleven years CAIR-Chicago has worked tirelessly to defend the rights of hundreds of American Muslims and ensure that media bias is kept in check.