Evan Taylor of University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has written an open letter to faculty, staff, students, and alum of UIC (below), inviting all to join in offering a moment of silence in solidarity with Justice for Mike Brown.
The CAIR-Chicago team wishes you a joyful and blessed Eid!
On July 23, 2014 Iraqi students visited CAIR-Chicago’s office for a workshop to discuss and share their American experience and their interests in sports and the arts.
There have been several high-profile cases in other parts of the country where Muslims got fired over prayer breaks and sued, with mixed outcomes. But the Chicago Council on American-Islamic Relations reports it’s received no formal complaints here.
On Monday, July 21, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students participating in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program in a Leadership, Development, and Diversity workshop.
On Friday, July 18, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students from the Windsor Fellowship’s UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme London, United Kingdom in a Interfaith Cooperation Workshop with Hind Makki, a trainer in interfaith dialogue.
CAIR-Chicago invites you to attend the National Lawyers Guild National Convention, taking place on September 3-7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
For the upcoming month of Ramadan, CAIR-Chicago interns will launch a new short series entitled, A Dialogue Initiative.
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.