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Outreach Coordinator Greets Delegation from the Republic of Georgia visit Chicago

Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson had the pleasure of serving on a panel that welcomed a delegation of community leaders from the Republic of Georgia.

April 16, South Asian Religious/Racial Bias in the Law

The Indian American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association of Chicago invites you to join a diverse group of attorneys, community leaders, activists and other professionals for an interactive discussion on civil rights issues the South Asian American community faces today.

Open Letter: Dear Mayor Emanuel, Chicagoans Are Trapped In Yemen

Being the executive of a global city comes with global responsibilities. Chicagoans are trapped in Yemen. Demand action.

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.

Exec. Dir. Ahmed Rehab Speaks at UIC

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab spoke to students at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Wednesday, March 4th. Rehab spoke about ISIS and the difficulties surrounding the issues of Islamophobia and bigotry in the United States today.

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!

ACTION ALERT: Vote Tomorrow, Download Our Mayoral Scorecard!

ELECTION DAY is Tomorrow, February 24! See CAIR-Chicago’s Mayoral Scorecard!

ACTION ALERT: Vote in Chicago’s 2015 Municipal Elections!

LAST DAY for Early Voting AND Grace Period Registration is Saturday, February 21
ELECTION DAY is February 24

FREE Program Offers Unique Experience for Muslim & Japanese American Youth!

Through an examination of the similarities between the WWII incarceration experience of Japanese Americans and the post-9/11 experience of the Muslim Americans, Bridging Communities builds solidarity between these two communities.