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Ahmed Rehab Interviewed on WBEZ’s “The Afternoon Shift” with Niala Boodhoo

Yesterday, CAIR-Chiacgo’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed alongside Dr. Robert Pape on the issue of Civil Liberties and National Security since 9/11. “We didn’t act fast enough to stand with the people.” -Ahmed Rehab on American foreign policy towards the Middle-East. The interview can be found here.

Civil Rights Law Clerks Needed

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CAIR-Chicago remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

“Dr. Angelou helped me find a voice as a writer, and inspired me as an activist. Her words will live on forever as will her legacy. I hope that future generations continue to read her many works and follow in her footsteps as a fearless woman who always spoke truth to power,” said CAIR-Chicago’s Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk.

CAIR-Chicago Reaches out to Congress on Behalf of Muslims

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Deputy Director, Sufyan Sohel took a trip to D.C. in an effort to make the community’s issues be heard by the Congress.

CAIR-Chicago honors legacy of Helen Thomas

As a proponent of the American democratic system, CAIR-Chicago is grateful to Helen Thomas for her 70 years of service to the American public.

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This Ramadan, donate to The Prison Project!

This Ramadan make a difference in the lives of new Muslims. Donate to CAIR-Chicago’s Prison Project.

IT consultants needed!

If you have experience with website development or database design and want to volunteer for a great cause, contact us today!

Urge Senate leaders to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

CAIR-Chicago asks its supporters to stand up for Comprehensive Immigration Reform! Urge your representatives to take a stand!

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak works to protect immigrant and minority workers

CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director Kevin Vodak has been actively working with a coalition of groups to improve the work of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in protecting immigrant workers and those facing workplace discrimination based on their national origin.

CLTV: Ahmed Rehab shares his perspective on Boston bombings [VIDEO]

In this live interview, CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab talks about how the Muslim community has wholly condemned the heinous acts of violence in Boston, and asks Americans to be careful not to make generalizations about the entire Muslim community based on the actions of individuals.

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