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Communications Coordinators present on media and Islam at DePaul University

On Monday, February 6th, Communications Coordinators Aymen Abdel Halim and Amina Sharif presented a lecture on Islam and the media for a class at DePaul University in Lincoln Park.

Amina Sharif Speaks at Lowe’s Townhall Meeting

Amina Sharif, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, spoke at an Orland Park townhall meeting on Jan. 15. She presented on a panel with three other leaders from different faith organizations.

CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, Amina Sharif to Speak at Lowe’s Townhall – January 15, 2012

Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif will be speaking at a town hall meeting this Sunday at the Orland Park Prayer Center regarding the Lowe’s controversy. All are welcome to attend and share their thoughts.

President Obama Signs National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

On December 31st, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. The NDAA allows the capture and indefinite military detention of all U.S. citizens without charge or trial.

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Deputy Director and Communications Coordinator Lead Activist Training at ICIRR

CAIR-Chicago’s Deputy Director, Sufyan Sohel, and Communications Coordinator, Amina Sharif, lead a training seminar for new fellows in ICIRR’s Unite America program.

Amina Sharif of CAIR-Chicago on the Lowe’s Scandal

Amina Sharif is the communications coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations Chicago Chapter. She speaks with Vocalo’s Shantell Jamison about the recent Lowe’s decision to pull ad space from TLC’s “All American Muslim” program and what this says about the American sentiment of Islam.

Amina Sharif Delivers Cultural Awareness Seminar at Tinley Park Police Department

Amina Sharif, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, led a cultural awareness seminar on Islam and Muslims at the Tinley Park Police Department on November 30th. The department invited Sharif in light of the growing population of Muslims and Arabs in the area.

CAIR-Chicago trains ICIRR Fellows

On November 15th, Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, conducted an event planning workshop for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights’ (ICIRR) “Uniting America” fellowship. Hankerson trained 18 fellows on how to reach out to the community.

Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif Speaks at Roosevelt University

On November 28th, Amina Sharif, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, spoke to a Roosevelt University class for education and counseling majors. She discussed the basic tenets of Islam, what it means to be a Muslim in today’s Western society, and what civil rights and social justice issues Muslims have faced since 9/11.

Amina Sharif Teaches UIC Students Lessons in Public Relations

Amina Sharif, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, presented at the University ofIllinois at Chicago (UIC) to the students of the Media and Professional Writing class on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Sharif’s main purpose was to enlighten students on Public Relations and Communications, and their significant role in how social justice works.  She explained that marketing and communications is integral to […]