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 reports on CAIR-Chicago’s public campaign “MyJihad” which promotes a peaceful meaning of the word ‘jihad.’
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.”
US Muslims launched an advertising and social media campaign Friday in the hopes of reclaiming the word jihad from extremists who insist on equating the spiritual quest with terrorism.
CHICAGO, Dec. 18 (UPI) — An anti-Muslim group wants to run “My Jihad” ads in Chicago to counter a campaign by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative wants to run their ads on buses like the CAIR ads, the Chicago Tribune reported.
WASHINGTON: An American Islamic organization criticised for pursuing an extremist agenda has launched a campaign called ‘MyJihad’ to educate proper meanings of the term.