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January 11: A Day to Speak Up Against Islamophobia and Stereotyping

A small number of releases of Guantanamo detainees have taken place. The way this is being presented by the Obama administration, and covered in the media, distorts what is really happening, and the whole meaning of Guantanamo. The administration evades the fact that only 8 of the remaining 155 men at Guantanamo were ever charged with a crime, and that certainly the rest should never have been there at Guantanamo in the first place.

Gerald Hankerson to speak at Faith Informed Justice panel

Join CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, as he discusses faith informed justice.

Idli & immigration event December 7th at Schaumburg Library

Join us to hear expert analysis, share our stories, and talk about how we can promote fair and holistic changes in immigration from right here in Illinois.

CAIR-Chicago cosponsors Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival

CAIR-Chicago is proud to cosponsor Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival on September 14, 2013 at UIC Forum.

Enrollment now open for the American Islamic College!

The American Islamic College, located in Chicago, boasts exceptional professors, captivating courses, and scholarships.

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Chicago Sun-Times: Holy month unites Chicago Muslims

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg profiles Chicago’s diverse Muslim community in time for the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago!

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago for our tireless dedication to service and defending the rights of those in the Muslim community.

TODAY: ICIRR to host an interfaith prayer vigil to demand immigration bill

This Friday, March 22nd, 2013, join the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights at their prayer vigil and civil disobedience to demand an immigration bill. Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will be representing CAIR-Chicago at the event.

The New York Times: Using Billboards to Stake Claim Over ‘Jihad’

The New York Times reports on CAIR-Chicago’s public campaign “MyJihad” which promotes a peaceful meaning of the word ‘jihad.’

CAIR-Chicago opens new downtown center! [VIDEO]

We are proud to announce the opening of CAIR-Chicago’s brand new activism center in the heart of downtown Chicago, located at 17 N. State.

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