Posts tagged high school
"Fordson" Screening has Reached Full Capacity

The film “follows a predominately Arab-American high school football team from a working-class Detroit suburb as they practice for their big cross-town rivalry game during the last ten days of Ramadan, revealing a community holding onto its Islamic faith while they struggle for acceptance in post 9/11 America.“  Watch a  trailer for the movie here: http://fordsonthemovie.com/trailer.php

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Staff Attorney Rabya Khan Meets with High School Regarding Anti-Muslim Worksheets

Rabya Khan met with school officials to convey the importance of presenting balanced perspectives and not perpetuating stereotypes. CAIR-Chicago has requested that the school remove the worksheets, and not use them again or any similar worksheets. Rabya also provided a resource list of organizations that can conduct workshops on Islam, including CAIR-Chicago, and is compiling a list of educational resource companies with balanced materials on Islam and Muslims.

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Chicago Tribune: Muslim teens grow up in shadow of terrorist attacks

Children bear the burden of a day Americans will never forget. Dina was too young to remember much about the 9/11 attacks, but the Egyptian-American says she has felt the hatred toward Muslims. She hopes to become a Fox News anchor to help repair the tarnished image of Islam.

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CAIR-Chicago Pays a Visit to Local Catholic School

On Thursday May 20th, Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Communication Coordinator Amina Sharif visited St. Ignatius College Preparatory School to give students a firsthand look into Islam and how it is practiced by Muslims in America.

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