Tagged ‘civil rights’

CAIR-Chicago gives interns a glimpse into the future

Interns participated in the rare opportunity of getting to meet various professionals and had hands-on workshops in their respective fields of interest. The CAIR-Chicago team each organized an Immersion Day for interns, focusing on their respective departments’ industry.

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WBEZ, Worldview: Christina Abraham talks about relations between Syrian ethnic and religious groups

CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Director, Christina Abraham, is interviewed about Syria’s various ethnic and religious groups and how the uprising has affected relations between them.

Apply for our Fall Internship Program!

We are currently accepting applications for our fall internship program! Make sure to submit your application by August 31st!

Arizona’s SB 1070: The Supreme Court on immigration

Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.

CAIR-Chicago hosts U.K. delegation

Twelve British high school students came to CAIR-Chicago on July 18 as a part of a U.K.-U.S. Youth Dialogue program exploring diversity, immigration, interfaith dialogue, community engagement and volunteerism.

International delegation meets with CAIR-Chicago

CAIR-Chicago recently hosted an international delegation from the Middle East, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Rabya Khan conducts “Know Your Rights” training for young Muslims

Staff Attorney Rabya Khan led a Know Your Rights training on July 7 for a Young Muslims conference. The event was a part of CAIR-Chicago’s summer Know Your Rights campaign.

CAIR-Chicago hosts “Know Your Rights” workshop

On July 9th, Staff Attorney Rabya Khan led youth from the Arab American Action Network through a “Know Your Rights” workshop at CAIR-Chicago.

“Know Your Rights”: Bullying at School

This article is the second in a summer series of “Know Your Rights” pieces that detail essential civil liberties that are granted to U.S. citizens.

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