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Goodbye to CAIR-Chicago's Finance Manager, Mohamed Abdelati and hello to Fatima Ahmed our new Operations Coordinator!

Goodbye & Hello

Goodbye to CAIR-Chicago's Finance Manager, Mohamed Abdelati and hello to Fatima Ahmed our new Operations Coordinator!
It was first screened at CAIR-Chicago's 11th Annual Banquet in February but now it is released to the public online! Watch CAIR-Chicago's 2015 documentary film IMPACT: Advocacy That Matters!

Watch CAIR-Chicago’s 2015 Film “IMPACT”

It was first screened at CAIR-Chicago's 11th Annual Banquet in February but now it is released to the public online! Watch CAIR-Chicago's 2015 documentary film IMPACT: Advocacy That Matters!
Join CAIR-Chicago and Rasmea Odeh's long list of supporters in solidarity on April 19th.

Stand Up for Justice on April 19th!

Join CAIR-Chicago and Rasmea Odeh's long list of supporters in solidarity on April 19th.
On March 12, 2015, Palestinian American community organizer and women's leader Rasmea Odeh was sentenced to 18 months in prison after an unjust conviction last November, but she is challenging that conviction, and her many supporters have helped her remain free on bond, pending the outcome of her appeal. She is back home to her community in Chicago, and back to her work with the Arab Women's Committee.

ACTION ALERT: #Justice4Rasmea

On March 12, 2015, Palestinian American community organizer and women's leader Rasmea Odeh was sentenced to 18 months in prison after an unjust conviction last November, but she is challenging that conviction, and her many supporters have helped her remain free on bond, pending the outcome of her appeal. She is back home to her community in Chicago, and back to her work with the Arab Women's Committee.
Learn about nonprofit governance and board oversight, best practices when accepting, managing, and disbursing charitable contributions, and more.

What Every Mosque & Institutional Leader Needs to Know

Learn about nonprofit governance and board oversight, best practices when accepting, managing, and disbursing charitable contributions, and more.
CAIR-Chicago offers a wide range of internship and volunteer opportunities targeted at developing new professional skills while nurturing existing personal strengths. The Summer 2015 session is just around the corner and we are looking for talented applicants to join our team!

Build Invaluable Career Skills in a CAIR-Chicago Internship

CAIR-Chicago offers a wide range of internship and volunteer opportunities targeted at developing new professional skills while nurturing existing personal strengths. The Summer 2015 session is just around the corner and we are looking for talented applicants to join our team!
Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, sat down to discuss the rise of Islamophobia with Randa Kuziez from the Interfaith Youth Core, and freelance journalist Deanna Othman on Chicago Tonight.

WTTW: Exec. Dir. Ahmed Rehab Discusses Islamophobia in U.S.

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, sat down to discuss the rise of Islamophobia with Randa Kuziez from the Interfaith Youth Core, and freelance journalist Deanna Othman on Chicago Tonight.
CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address recent hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference on Recent Illinois Hate Crimes

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address recent hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.
The tragic murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Tuesday night has deeply saddened communities of all faiths across the nation. After mainstream media failed to give proper attention to the tragic event, social media campaigns and national advocacy efforts brought the incident into the mainstream spotlight.

Vigils Held Across Chicago for Slain Muslim Students

The tragic murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Tuesday night has deeply saddened communities of all faiths across the nation. After mainstream media failed to give proper attention to the tragic event, social media campaigns and national advocacy efforts brought the incident into the mainstream spotlight.
After the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, this Tuesday, and continued concern about threats and hate messages being sent in the Chicago area and on social media, CAIR-Chicago reiterates the necessity for local Muslims to be aware of and report any and all threats or hostile behavior.

COMMUNITY ALERT: Report Suspicious Behavior

After the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, this Tuesday, and continued concern about threats and hate messages being sent in the Chicago area and on social media, CAIR-Chicago reiterates the necessity for local Muslims to be aware of and report any and all threats or hostile behavior.