Nihad Awad – National Board Member

Nihad Awad – National Board Member

Nihad Awad is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest non-profit Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. He has been frequently interviewed on national and international media such as CNN, BBC World Service, PBS, C-SPAN, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Voice […]

CAIR California Releases Annual Civil Rights Report

Report show a 49 percent increase in reports of discriminatory treatment during travel (SAN DIEGO, CA, 8/29/17) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR California) today announced the release of its annual civil rights report. CAIR California’s “Civil Rights Report 2017” summarizes and analyzes all civil rights and immigration complaints in […]

Guides and toolkits

In addition to our reports and surveys, CAIR’s pocket guides, toolkits and other publications are available for download. Please contact us for information about ordering hard copies. Know your rights pocket guide This guide informs American Muslims of our legal rights. These are the same rights all Americans enjoy, but the guide focuses on issues […]

CAIR Condemns Neo-Nazi, White Supremacist Vandalism Targeting African-American Church in Virginia

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/29/17) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned neo-Nazi, white supremacist vandalism targeting an African-American church in Virginia. Members at Greater Praise Temple Ministries in Dumfries, Va., say they found racist signs including Nazi swastikas, “white power” and Confederate flags posted at […]