Posts tagged election
CAIR-Chicago ad responds to pro-Walsh SuperPac attack

An organization calling itself Indian Americans for Freedom (IAF) has placed ads in this paper defaming CAIR-Chicago, a 10 year old reputable non-partisan Muslim American civil rights organization that has a voluminous and transparent record of exemplary service in the Chicagoland community.

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Medill Reports Chicago: Walsh's record on Israel draws criticism from some advocacy groups

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Fox Lake) holds a congressional record that reveals a strong focus on Israel and the federal budget, one that experts and local advocacy groups don’t think will help his re-election bid.

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Poll monitor training - November 1st at CAIR-Chicago!

Illinois is home to the Midwest’s largest Asian American population, which grew by 41% in the last 10 years! This election year, help protect the voting rights of the Asian American community so that their political voice can be fully heard!

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Presidential debate viewing party welcomes a variety of opinions

CAIR-Chicago's viewing party not only offered a chance for the community to watch the debate in a space other than their home, but it also gave the community an opportunity to express their views while exchanging and sharing their ideas on pertinent issues facing Americans.

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CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR team up to get out the vote!

CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights) are partnering to encourage and mobilize residents of Illinois' 8th congressional district to vote in this year's general election.

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New York Times: CAIR-Chicago and Gain Peace combat anti-Muslim rhetoric

CAIR-Chicago's Ahmed Rehab and Sabeel Ahmed from Gain Peace discuss battling anti-Muslim rhetoric fueled by the presidential campaign by using tactics including a television ad campaign and public forums against bigotry.

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Worldview, NPR: Ahmed Rehab on the Rising Tensions in Egypt and the Upcoming Elections

Just back from Egypt, Ahmed Rehab talks to Worldview's Jerome McDonnell about the state of military rule and sectarian violence as Egypt inches closer to next year’s historic presidential election.

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CAIR-Chicago Rep. Meets with Mayoral Candidates at ICIRR Conference

Members from the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), including CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, met with Chicago’s mayoral candidates at a small conference held at the ICIRR office in the Chicago Loop on Friday, January 7, 2011. The featured candidates were former U.S. Senator Carol Moseley Braun and City Clerk of Chicago Miguel Del Valle.

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ICIRR Presents Mayoral Candidates Forum

The Illinois Coalition on Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) is hosting a mayoral candidates forum at the UIC Forum as Chicago prepares for its upcoming election. The candidates may answer questions issues affecting Chicago's communities including immigration, education and affordable housing.

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