Tagged ‘CAIR’

Dozens of Chicagoans Trapped in in War-Torn Yemen

Escalating violence has trapped hundreds of U.S. citizens, including dozens of Chicagoans, in the quickly deteriorating situation in Yemen. After evacuating embassy staff from the country on February 11, 2015, the U.S. Department of State suspended all operations.

CAIR-Chicago Outreach at Westwood College & UI Bloomington

CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator presented to students at Westwood College and the University of Indiana, Bloomington.

What Every Mosque & Institutional Leader Needs to Know

Learn about nonprofit governance and board oversight, best practices when accepting, managing, and disbursing charitable contributions, and more.

ISIS and the Islamic State: A Panel Discussion at Purdue University

On February 11, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab was a panelist for an event hosted at Purdue University. Approximately 400 people were in attendance to see Rehab discuss the threat ISIS, along with Professor of Islamic Studies Scott Alexander, and author, attorney, and political philosopher Rafia Zakaria.

Reserve Your Ticket for FREE Theater Event: Mosque Alert!

CAIR-Chicago invites you to attend a FREE workshop presented by Silk Road Rising. Complimentary refreshments will be served!

ABC7: ISIS Recruiting US Terrorists on Social Media

“We need to empower our communities in which to be able to detect that and prevent that before it’s too late,” said Ahmed Rehab, Council on American Islamic Relations.

CAIR-Chicago Releases 2014 Annual Report

CAIR-Chicago presented its 2014 Annual Report at the 11th Annual Banquet on Saturday, February, 7th. Now it is available in PDF form online for your viewing pleasure!

WTTW: Exec. Dir. Ahmed Rehab Discusses Islamophobia in U.S.

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, sat down to discuss the rise of Islamophobia with Randa Kuziez from the Interfaith Youth Core, and freelance journalist Deanna Othman on Chicago Tonight.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference on Recent Illinois Hate Crimes

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address recent hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

Chicago Tribune: Islamic group rips District 230 response to graffiti threats

At a news conference Friday, Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR’s Chicago chapter, criticized the district for not immediately putting the school on lockdown once the graffiti was discovered and said parents weren’t notified quickly enough about the incident.