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 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 (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.
The NADP Fellowship is a prestigious, intensive field and training program for young community leaders interested in electoral politics and community organizing. Apply today!
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.
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!
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!
Among the over 1200 attendees were Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez, MPAC spokeswoman Edina Lekovich, author Salahuddin Khan, Sheikh Kifah Mustapha, and Professor John Esposito.
Less than one week after sending a letter to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a Muslim rights advocate organization says it has been reassured that Chicago police will not undertake blanket surveillance of the city’s Muslim population.
Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR board member, spoke on a panel at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrants and Refugee Rights titled, “Framing the debate: Preaching beyond the choir.”