(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.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, yesterday hosted a one-day summit in Alexandria, Va., on “Confronting the Threat of Islamophobia.”