(COLUMBUS, OH, 8/20/2015) – The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Ohio) today filed an employment discrimination complaint with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission over the Columbus police department’s refusal to hire Muslim women officers who wear religious head scarves, or hijab.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/19/15) – On Thursday, August 20, a representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslims civil rights and advocacy, will testify at a Montgomery County Public Schools' Board of Education hearing to vote on a newly-proposed school calendar policy, which includes school closings on religious holidays.
Stokes was the first African-American congressman to represent the state of Ohio
(CLEVELAND, OH, 8/19/15) – The Cleveland Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) today offered condolences on the passing of former Congressman Louis Stokes, who died Tuesday evening at age 90.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today asked Muslim community leaders nationwide to consider instituting additional safety measures for prayers and other activities following revelations of a recent FBI bulletin warning that “militia extremists” may begin targeting Muslim institutions, including mosques and community centers.