Tagged ‘MSA’

Aymen Abdel Halim to present lecture at Drake University in Des Moines, March 13

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim is scheduled to present a lecture entitled “The Media and Islam” on Wednesday, March 13th at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Leila Ahmed’s “The Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America”

As part of the Sawyer Seminar Lecture Series at University of Chicago, Dr. Leila Ahmed of the Divinity School at Harvard gave a talk on May 7th, 2012 on her newest book, “A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America.”

NYPD spying ignites discrimination and inequality for Muslims

Muslims continue to be the target of hate, fear, and racism causing them to become victims of acts of blatant discrimination and inequality. Muslims have encountered spying, being singled out, and have been deprived their freedom of speech.

The Wall Street Journal: Chicago police chief pledges no NYPD-style spying

CAIR Executive Director Ahmed Rehab praised McCarthy for his “heartfelt” sincerity and taking the initiative to attend, and the audience applauded when the chief said police need to work with the city’s communities to prevent crime and terrorism.

CBS: McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

CAIR Executive Director Ahmed Rehab praised McCarthy for his “heartfelt” sincerity and taking the initiative to attend, and the audience applauded when the chief said police need to work with the city’s communities to prevent crime and terrorism.

Gerald Hankerson Speaks at Oakton Community College

Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, spoke at Oakton Community College on November 18th at the Muslim Student Association’s (MSA) Annual Eid Al-Adha Dinner. Hankerson discussed the effects of the media on Islam and Muslims in America.

Ahmed Rehab Keynotes 2010 United MSA Dinner

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab delivered the keynote speech at the 2010 United Muslim Students Association (MSA) Dinner, an event that unites the four main Naperville-area high school MSAs.

Hear Ahmed Rehab Speak at Annual MSA United Dinner

This year the Naperville Central, Naperville North, Waubonsie Valley, and Neuqua Valley High School MSA’s will be hosting a United MSA dinner. The program will include dinner and a presentation from Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago.

CAIR-Chicago Co-Hosts Jewish-Muslim Arts Event -
Cafe Finjan

On February 4 CAIR-Chicago co-hosted Cafe Finjan, an interfaith arts and culture event coordinated by the Jewish-Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI). The event aims to bring together Jews and Muslims from across Chicago. Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, performed spoken word poetry and facilitated group discussions on religion and identity.

Watch Gerald’s Performance HERE

Outreach Coordinator to Join Panel at DePaul‘s Islam Awareness Week

Gerald Hankerson, Outreach Coordinator, was invited by United Muslims Moving Ahead (UMMA) of DePaul University to speak at its “Islam Awareness Week” discussion panel of individuals to discuss their personal experiences and why they choose Islam as their religion.

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