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Community Update: Settlement reached for Irshad Learning Center

On Tuesday, June 25, the County announced its agreement to a monetary settlement of $445,000 with CAIR-Chicago’s client, the Irshad Learning Center.

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Naperville Sun: Settlement reached concerning Islamic center near Naperville

The DuPage County Board has reached a $445,000 settlement with the Irshad Learning Center.

Daily Herald: DuPage County Board to vote to end legal dispute with Islamic group

Kevin Vodak, CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, defends the Irshad Learning Center near Naperville and aims to help them restore the center with a conditional-use permit.

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.

Naperville Television 17: Irshad Learning Center moving into Naperville

Naperville Television 17 reports on the current status of the Irshad Learning Center’s developments in the Naperville community.

Daily Herald: Islamic group seeking compensation from DuPage

The Daily Herald reports on CAIR-Chicago’s efforts in reversing the decision by DuPage County’s board to reject a planned Islamic education facility near Naperville.

WBEZ 91.5: Muslim group claims win on DuPage mosque dispute

WBEZ 91.5 FM reports on a Federal judge decision that DuPage County’s zoning denial is ‘arbitrary and capricious.’

CBS Chicago: Lawyer delighted by ruling allowing suburban Islamic center to open

CBS Chicago reports on the ruling by a federal judge that voted in favor of a suburban Islamic religious center and their right to open.

CAIR-Chicago wins judgment for Muslim Center’s freedom of religion

CAIR-Chicago is pleased to announce the decision by Federal District Court Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer on Friday, March 29, 2013, granting summary judgment to its client the Irshad Learning Center, which is an Islamic religious institution primarily serving the Iranian community.

Kevin Vodak and Rabya Khan participate in NLADA Conference

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will participate in a panel called ‚ÄúStrategic Advocacy for Muslim and Immigrant Communities with Law Enforcement” at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) Conference on Friday December 7.

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