Tagged ‘Muslim’

Another Successful Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium

Earlier this month CAIR-Chicago held its bi-annual Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) co-sponsored by The University of Illinois at Chicago Muslim Student Association.

CAIR-Chicago Reaches out to Congress on Behalf of Muslims

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Deputy Director, Sufyan Sohel took a trip to D.C. in an effort to make the community’s issues be heard by the Congress.

Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss

Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.

North by Northwestern: Muslim Americans still facing discrimination

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Maryam Arain shares her thoughts on issues of discrimination and Islamophobia with a Northwestern student.

OnIslam: Illinois Muslims Welcome Neighbors

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson joined the Elgin community at an event themed “Who is my Muslim neighbor?” on Sunday, May 19th.

NBC 5: Muslim woman says her faith was attacked in court

CAIR-Chicago is investigating a situation in which a Hammond, IN woman was discriminated against for wearing her hijab in court.

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago!

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago for our tireless dedication to service and defending the rights of those in the Muslim community.

Women in hijab: Uncovering discrimination in the workplace

America is supposed to be the land of the free, home of the brave, where dreams come true, and where religion can be practiced openly. If only those words were true. How is it possible to be free and brave when society is too afraid to let you?

Vocalo, 89.5 FM: Aymen Abdel Halim discusses the portrayal of Muslims in U.S. media

Shows like ‘Homeland’ and ’24′, or movies like ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ might make us think “this must be how it really goes down” – but how do you separate truth from fiction in media?

State of Belief Radio: Taking back Islam from extremists with “My Jihad”

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director and founder of the #MyJihad campaign, Ahmed Rehab, and Rev. Welton Gaddy discuss the purpose of the campaign and what it hopes to achieve.

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