On May 31, 2014, 46 students from the American Studies program at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Holland filled CAIR-Chicago for an educational event.
CAIR-Chicago outreach coordinator, Gerald Hankerson and Government Affair intern, Shivani Chokshi attended the Fight for 15 rally in the corporate headquarters of McDonalds in Oak Brook, IL on May 21, 2014.
On Thursday May 29th CAIR-Chicago staff and interns joined with community leaders and organizers at a press conference at the mayor’s office against police brutality.
“Dr. Angelou helped me find a voice as a writer, and inspired me as an activist. Her words will live on forever as will her legacy. I hope that future generations continue to read her many works and follow in her footsteps as a fearless woman who always spoke truth to power,” said CAIR-Chicago’s Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk.
We are seeking translators who can read, write and translate Arabic and Somali documents, as well as speak Arabic and Somali.
CAIR-Chicago is looking for a Database Developer. The developer will work with specific departments to create an interactive database to manage case files and legal documents. The database will be server and client based, and will need to be accessed on multiple computers.
CAIR-Chicago is looking for a Youth Development Fellow to work closely with the Outreach Coordinator in building and maintaining the Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) initiative, as well as other development programs targeting youth ages 13-19.
Please join CAIR-Chicago on May 19th as we discuss the ongoing case of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director joined a panel of religious leaders on ABC7′s Windy City Live. The leaders included a Jewish Rabbi, Catholic priest, and Christian pastor and they discussed various issues such as women’s roles, youth involvement, and core faith beliefs.
On May 6, 2014, CAIR-Chicago filed an Amicus Curiae brief in support of an appeal filed by the Joan Dachs Yaakov Elementary School – Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi (“Joan Dachs”), based on the City of Evanston’s refusal to allow the school to re-develop vacant land for its religious and educational plans.