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SAVE THE DATE: 6th Annual Taste of Ramadan on July 17th

The staff and board of CAIR-Chicago would like to invite you to our sixth annual “Taste of Ramadan,” which is set to take place this summer at our new, centrally located downtown office. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Morton Grove man pleads guilty to shooting at mosque

A Morton Grove man has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and fined after he pleaded guilty to firing a “high-velocity air rifle” at a Morton Grove mosque during Ramadan services two years ago, court records show.

PHOTOS: DePaul Student Coalition Walks out on Islamophobe Allen West

“Beyond simply being a protest, the walkout was also a demonstration of solidarity and strength between student activist organizations at DePaul,” said student Leila Abdul Razzaq.

URDU TIMES: CAIR-Chicago Issues statement on Kansas Shooting

“Whether Sikhs, Muslims, Jews or anyone, such attacks must be seen as against us all, rather than just the targeted group. Hate hurts us all and we can only weed it out as one front,” said Ahmed Rehab.

Join CAIR-Chicago at “The Syrian Crisis: Demilitarizing the Conflict and the Conversation” on April 23

Women Against War invites you to attend a dinner and lecture presentation to raise funds for humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria on April 23 at Alhambra Palace Restaurant, Chicago.

Join us on May 3 for ‘When Legacies Encounter Frontiers’: the Webb Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Dinner

The Webb Foundation will be holding its fundraising dinner on May 3 with special guest speaker Sherman Jackson.

[VIDEO] ABC7: CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rabya Khan on IRS Scam Targeting Immigrants

CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rabya Khan discusses criminals posing as police, IRS agents in tax scam targeting immigrants in Chicago.

CAIR-Chicago Reaches out to Congress on Behalf of Muslims

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Deputy Director, Sufyan Sohel took a trip to D.C. in an effort to make the community’s issues be heard by the Congress.

SUN TIMES: ‘The Okra’ website offers satire with a Muslim twist

The satirical website, launched by the Muslim-American duo, features headlines including: “Report: Arab Summit After-Party Gets ‘Totally Awkward’ when Muslim Brotherhood Show Up,” “43-Year-Old Bachelor Thinks He ‘Still Has Shot’ Marrying 20-Something Girls” and “Media Outlets Furious Ethiopian Hijacker Was Not Muslim.”

Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) Roundup

The panels touched on key issues revolving around the online realm and its uses in carving a raw space for community conversation on taboo issues facing the millennial generation, particularly those in the Muslim community, as well as how social media can be most efficiently utilized for activism, coalition building, and amplifying one’s voice.

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