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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.

KGO ABC 7: SF buses help teach what ‘jihad’ really means

Buses in San Francisco are carrying messages of jihad, but it’s not what you might think. It’s a campaign to educate residents about the real meaning of the word. It’s a campaign that began in Chicago and has now reached the Bay Area.

KQED: ‘My Jihad’ Ad Campaign Launched on SF Buses

Concerned that many people misunderstand the term — and have negative stereotypes of Muslims — the Council on American-Islamic Relations has launched a an advertising campaign on San Francisco buses.

Press Release: “MyJihad” ads now circulating on San Francisco buses, still in Chicago

(CHICAGO, IL, 1/3/2012) — CAIR-Chicago announced today that the “MyJihad Educational Campaign” has officially launched in San Francisco as 35 king-size bus ads started circulating via the Muni bus system.

Patheos: #MyJihad is Language

There is a public education campaign making some waves titled “#MyJihad.” Their homepage proclaims their mission as “Taking back Islam from Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike.”

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