Ramadan outreach to the local mosques the second most important fundraising effort following our annual banquet where volunteers assist in the holy month’s fundraising efforts.
This past Friday on June 27, Arun Kundnani, author of The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror visited CAIR-Chicago to discuss his latest book.
Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
Director on Teen Programs, Rebecca Katz, brought together a group of students from Or Tzedek, a leadership of Jewish youth, to present on various topics regarding oppression and discrimination.
Three Muslim employees alleged hostile work environment, unjust firing from Tinley Park Cadillac dealership. The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has been representing these employees throughout the litigation and filed individual claims on their behalf.
Join Dr. Arun Kundnani in discussing his new book, “The Muslims are coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror”, in which he addresses issues of race, Islamophobia, political violence, and surveillance.
On May 28, 2014, CAIR-Chicago welcomed 23 new law clerks, interns, externs and volunteer activists at its orientation, held at the downtown Chicago office.
Join us on Saturday, June 7 for an Asian American Town Hall Forum at the Japanese American Service Committee Center to discuss the various issues surrounding the Jianqing Klyzek CPD brutality case that shows video footage of a Chicago police officer striking Ms Klyzek, and threatening to put her in a box and deport her.
On June 4, Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman visited CAIR-Chicago. Karman is the first Yemeni, first Arab and second Muslim woman to win the award.
Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of CAIR, agreed the library was not the right place for ACT! to meet.
“It’s a safe haven for knowledge, education, and enlightenment,” he said. “That place is now being tarnished.”