Posts in Civil Rights
Join CAIR-Chicago at Justice for Mike Brown Moment of Silence at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Evan Taylor of University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has written an open letter to faculty, staff, students, and alum of UIC (below), inviting all to join in offering a moment of silence in solidarity with Justice for Mike Brown. His

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CAIR-Chicago hosts students from UK-US Youth Dialogue

On Friday, July 18, CAIR-Chicago hosted the students from the Windsor Fellowship's UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme London, United Kingdom in a Interfaith Cooperation Workshop with Hind Makki, a trainer in interfaith dialogue.

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

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CAIR-Chicago Welcomes EEOC Decree on Muslim Worker Discrimination Claims

Three Muslim employees alleged hostile work environment, unjust firing from Tinley Park Cadillac dealership. The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has been representing these employees throughout the litigation and filed individual claims on their behalf.

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Join CAIR-Chicago, June 27 at a discussion with Author Arun Kundnani

Join Dr. Arun Kundnani in discussing his new book, “The Muslims are coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror”, in which he addresses issues of race, Islamophobia, political violence, and surveillance.

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Join CAIR-Chicago Saturday, June 7 for an Asian American Town Hall Forum

Join us on Saturday, June 7 for an Asian American Town Hall Forum at the Japanese American Service Committee Center to discuss the various issues surrounding the Jianqing Klyzek CPD brutality case that shows video footage of a Chicago police officer striking Ms Klyzek, and threatening to put her in a box and deport her.

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CAIR-Chicago joins Asian Americans Against Police Brutality at Press Conference [VIDEO]

On Thursday May 29th CAIR-Chicago staff and interns joined with community leaders and organizers at a press conference at the mayor's office against police brutality.

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CAIR-Chicago remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

"Dr. Angelou helped me find a voice as a writer, and inspired me as an activist. Her words will live on forever as will her legacy. I hope that future generations continue to read her many works and follow in her footsteps as a fearless woman who always spoke truth to power," said CAIR-Chicago's Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk.

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