Undocumented youth and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights comment on Obama’s new policy which offers new opportunities to over 800,000 young immigrants across the United States.
CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will be speaking at North Park University’s 2012 Multicultural Awards Banquet where students will be awarded for their outstanding work for diversity, advocacy, and justice in various areas of academics, athletics, campus involvement, community service, and spirituality.
On November 15, 2011, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif joined a panel discussion on the Constitutionality of legislation, proposed in 25 states, banning Sharia law. The panel included Chicago-Kent Constitutional Law Professors Steven J. Heyman and Mark Rosen.
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif delivered presentations to Media and Professional Writing classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 19th and 26th. Professor Linda Landis Andrews
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Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham gave a lecture on the Patriot Act and other national security policies to students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Abraham discussed how these laws have affected Muslims in America particularly regarding immigration, travel, and relations with law enforcement.
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator, Amina Sharif, spoke to a journalism class at Columbia College today about media coverage of Muslims and how to report on culturally sensitive issues.
“In the past, journalists only studied writing,” Sharif explained. “In this age of globalization, journalists need to know how to research and accurately report on other cultures that they may not be familiar with.”