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Join us for an open house on Nov 15!

Come by to meet the staff, tour the offices, and learn more about how we pursue our mission to defend civil rights, fight bigotry and promote tolerance.

CCDBR hosts conference on privacy and surveillance

The Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights will be holding their Fall conference on October 19th, 2013 at Northwestern University’s Law School.

Covert government program creates barriers for Muslim immigrants

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak explains how covert immigration policies have translated into institutionalized discrimination against Muslims.

Citizenship delay project boasts three new citizens

CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Department recently helped resolve citizenship delay cases for three individuals.

Rabya Khan conducts Know Your Rights workshop at Urbana-Champaign

Rabya Khan conducted a Know Your Rights workshop sponsored by the Champaign chapter of the ACLU at the UIUC College of Law.

CAIR-Chicago seeking Office Coordinator- DEADLINE PASSED!

CAIR-Chicago is now seeking a full-time Office Coordinator to join our team who will be responsible for meeting the administrative needs of CAIR-Chicago. Application deadline: 6pm CST on October 14th.

CAIR-Chicago’s Hajj Travel Guide

Going to Hajj this year? Check out our travel guide with the essential information that every traveler needs to know before leaving.

Vodak to speak on October 7 panel on National Security and Immigration

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak will be speaking at a free event on the USCIS’s recent policy’s effects on Muslim immigrants seeking citizenship in the U.S. (CLE credits pending).

Chicago Tribune: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff

The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations separately identified the targets of the alleged harassment as Medhat Adawy, his son Adam and Mohammed El-Hajjami. It said the harassment occurred from January 2007 to November 2009 and blamed Rizza Cadillac’s finance manager at the time.

NBC5 News: Muslim group sues city of Des Plaines [VIDEO]

The American Islamic Center is suing the city of Des Plaines for violating its religious freedoms. NBC5 reports.

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