Be a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellow at CAIR-Chicago for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!
The research fellow at CAIR-Chicago is conducting her thesis research on Muslim Americans and the effects of discrimination on mental health. Please complete the survey and pass it along to friends and family who may be interested.
Recognizing the vital need to support communities across Chicagoland, CAIR-Chicago continues its efforts to foster dialogue and defend civil rights.
CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!
Join CAIR-Chicago on Friday, October 24 at 7:45 pm, at the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park for a panel discussion on the reality and myths of online radicalization. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan, and other panelists, will share their thoughts with community members followed by a Q + A.
Tuesday’s headline from the Chicago Sun-Times, “ISIS in Chicago”, was not only sensational but inaccurate and misleading. A more accurate headline would have been: “A Chicagoan in ISIS?” (The added question mark underscoring that it is as of yet an allegation, not a finding).
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.
Yesterday, CAIR-Chiacgo’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed alongside Dr. Robert Pape on the issue of Civil Liberties and National Security since 9/11. “We didn’t act fast enough to stand with the people.” -Ahmed Rehab on American foreign policy towards the Middle-East. The interview can be found here.
Earlier this Morning CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed live along with Mosque Foundation Sheikh Kifah Mustapha on WBEZ this morning at 9:00 am. They spoke on how the perception and treatment of Muslim-Americans has shifted since 9/11. “More Americans who know Muslims in real life situations as neighbors, co-workers, and friends; the less [...]
Gerlad Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator will join CAIR-UIUC today for their first general body meeting and an activist workshop! “Whether it’s the advent of free speech and academic boycotts on campus, racial tensions in Ferguson, or the rise of militant terrorist groups half-way across the globe, the world we live in is constantly changing and [...]