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.
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.