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UK Students Learn at CAIR-Chicago

Students from U.K. learned how community organizations, educational institutions, private groups, and government agencies are cultivating leadership and empowering young Muslims in America to promote positive change.

PHOTOS: South Asian Religious/Racial Bias in the Law

The Indian American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association of Chicago met at CAIR-Chicago with 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.

JOB OPENING: Trial Attorney

The Trial Attorney in CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Department develops strategies for cases reported to the Department, represents complainants who have experienced discrimination, and facilitates resolutions ranging from proactive measures to full litigation of complaints in court.

Mosque Zoning Discussion at UChicago

CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, presented at a lunchtime discussion at the University of Chicago Law School.

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.

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.

Dep. Dir. Sufyan Sohel Speaks at GlobeMed Summit

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

Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson Named 2015 Chicago Urban Debate Alum of the Year

The Chicago Debate Commission (CDC) and the Chicago Debate League (CDL) honored CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson as its 2015 Alum of the Year.

Muslim & Japanese American Youth Engage History of Japanese Internment in Arkansas

For several years Bridging Communities has been a successful program through the California based chapters of JACL and CAIR, but this year is the first time it has been organized in Chicago.