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Welcome Chicago Ideas Week!

This week the streets around CAIR-Chicago’s office, have been painted yellow with the brightly t-shirted fans of Chicago Ideas Week (CIW).

Local Film Turns Camera On Surveillance

In Bridgeview and Justice, Illinois, members of the Arab-American community have lived under surveillance for nearly twenty years. Assia Boundaoui grew up there.

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 tomorrow at Your Voice, Your Vote!

Join CAIR-Chicago tomorrow at the Mosque Foundation for Your Voice, Your Vote – National Voter Registration Day!

Goodbye and Hello

Saying goodbye and hello to a new Communications Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago. We also welcome our new MYLS fellow!

CAIR-Chicago Presents at Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

August 21st 2014, CAIR Chicago’s Staff Attorney Rabya Khan spoke on a panel concerning Data Deficit, Underreporting, and Community Concerns.

WBEZ91.5: Chicago tech firms give workers ‘sacred spaces’ for quiet reflection

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.

Limited Space – RSVP for 6th Annual Taste of Ramadan

The staff and board of CAIR-Chicago would like to invite you to our sixth annual “Taste of Ramadan” on July 17th. Spaces are filling up fast!

Arun Kundnani Discusses “The Muslims Are Coming” at CAIR-Chicago

This past Friday on June 27, Arun Kundnani, author of The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror visited CAIR-Chicago to discuss his latest book.

JCUA Presents at CAIR-Chicago

Director on Teen Programs, Rebecca Katz, brought together a group of students from Or Tzedek, a leadership of Jewish youth, to present on various topics regarding oppression and discrimination.

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