Tagged ‘ICIRR’

CAIR-Chicago attends Immigration meeting with Rep. Gutierrez and Senator Dick Durbin

On Friday, February 14 CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez for an update on the effort to enact comprehensive immigration reform legislation in Congress.

Illinois Immigrant Integration Policy Summit “Keeping our Families Together” on Saturday, February 22

Join CAIR-Chicago at the Illinois Immigrant Integration Policy Summit
“Keeping our Families Together” on Saturday, February 22

Chicago Sun Times: Local community organizer takes over National Partnership for New Americans

“I’d definitely say he’s an iconic figure in the movement,” says Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, who counts Hoyt as a mentor.

By “movement,” Rehab was referring to the broader social justice movement, not just immigration

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.

CAIR-Chicago hosts MBA Lunch and Learn program

The CAIR-Chicago hosted the Muslim Bar Association’s October Lunch n Learn program which was held on Tuesday, October 30th. Participants included representatives from non-profit organizations working on multiple issues.

CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR team up to get out the vote!

CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights) are partnering to encourage and mobilize residents of Illinois’ 8th congressional district to vote in this year’s general election.

CAIR-Chicago is hiring a NADP Fellow – apply today!

The NADP Fellowship is a prestigious, intensive field and training program for young community leaders interested in electoral politics and community organizing. Apply today!

Private Prisons for Profit – Not in our backyard

Prison privatization comes with serious potential of injustices in regards to safety of prisoners, manipulation of justice, conflict of interests, and overall questioning the legitimacy of the concept in which corporations can handle government assigned facilities.

ACTION ALERT: Support SB 1064 – keep private prisons out of Illinois!

The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) is proposing the construction of a detention center in Crete, IL to house federal immigration detainees. CAIR-Chicago is asking you to contact your representatives to let them know you support the ban on private prisons!

2012 Banquet Wrap Up – Numbers/Photos

On behalf of our chairman, Dr. Mazen Kudaimi, the board of directors, staff, and volunteers, we wish to thank you for making our 8th Annual Banquet a memorable and enjoyable evening!