Tagged ‘Council on American Islamic Relations’

CAIR-Chicago Hosts Students in Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program

On Monday, July 21, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students participating in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program in a Leadership, Development, and Diversity workshop.

CAIR-Chicago hosts students from UK-US Youth Dialogue

On Friday, July 18, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students from the Windsor Fellowship’s UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme London, United Kingdom in a Interfaith Cooperation Workshop with Hind Makki, a trainer in interfaith dialogue.

URGENT- Volunteers Needed

Ramadan outreach to the local mosques the second most important fundraising effort following our annual banquet where volunteers assist in the holy month’s fundraising efforts.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

JCUA Presents at CAIR-Chicago

Director on Teen Programs, Rebecca Katz, brought together a group of students from Or Tzedek, a leadership of Jewish youth, to present on various topics regarding oppression and discrimination.

CAIR-Chicago Welcomes EEOC Decree on Muslim Worker Discrimination Claims

Three Muslim employees alleged hostile work environment, unjust firing from Tinley Park Cadillac dealership. The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has been representing these employees throughout the litigation and filed individual claims on their behalf.

Meet our Summer 2014 Interns, Law Clerks and Volunteer Activists!

On May 28, 2014, CAIR-Chicago welcomed 23 new law clerks, interns, externs and volunteer activists at its orientation, held at the downtown Chicago office.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman visits CAIR-Chicago

On June 4, Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman visited CAIR-Chicago. Karman is the first Yemeni, first Arab and second Muslim woman to win the award.

CAIR-Chicago office visited by Dutch students

On May 31, 2014, 46 students from the American Studies program at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Holland filled CAIR-Chicago for an educational event.

CAIR-Chicago Joins Fight for 15’s Rally in Oak Brook

CAIR-Chicago outreach coordinator, Gerald Hankerson and Government Affair intern, Shivani Chokshi attended the Fight for 15 rally in the corporate headquarters of McDonalds in Oak Brook, IL on May 21, 2014.

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