Tagged ‘Students’

Dare to DREAM: Obama’s new policy on undocumented youth

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.

Ahmed Rehab to speak at North Park University’s Multicultural Awards Banquet on April 20th

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.

Amina Sharif discusses anti-Sharia movement on panel at Chicago-Kent College of Law

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.

Communication Coordinator Amina Sharif Presents at UIC

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

Calling All Muslim Youth: Come to CAIR-Chicago’s Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium

CAIR-Chicago would like to treat you to a day of fellowship and fun. Join us for the Fall 2010 MYLS Conference “Jump Start Your Future- Commit to Activism!”

Christina Abraham Speaks to Northwestern Journalism Class about the Patriot Act and Civil Liberties

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.

Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif Speaks to International Reporting Class at Columbia College

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.

Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif Speaks to Journalism Classes at Columbia College

“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.”