(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 12/17/2014) – On December 18, East Brunswick Public School’s Board of Education is holding a meeting at 8 p.m. to decide on the 2015 – 2016 school calendar. The Muslim Student Association from East Brunswick High School submitted a petition to the Board to have Eid ul-Adha included on the calendar as a holiday. This will help Muslim students feel more included and represented in the public school system and eliminate the
Demand Obama Administration Revise Guidelines Allowing ‘Mapping’ of Muslims, Profiling at Airports and Borders
Contact President Obama and Attorney General Holder to demand that the Department of Justice remove “Muslim and Hispanic carve-outs” from its updated Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, which authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to discriminate at airports and the U.S. border, and allows the FBI to “map” minority communities to place informants.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/11/14) — The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) is urging the U.S. Department of State to take action to help American citizens stuck in the Gaza Strip due to border closures preventing them from leaving that blockaded area. CAIR-SFBA has received requests for assistance from the families of several United States citizens who traveled to Gaza to visit elderly relatives prior to Egypt’s closure of the
Muslim civil rights group calls on people of all faiths to join rally tonight outside Cleveland City Hall (CLEVELAND, OH, 12/8/14) — The Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) today joined the call by religious leaders to attend a peaceful rally outside Cleveland City Hall this evening to push for police reforms. CAIR-Cleveland is also calling on all people of conscience to join with the New Abolitionist Association of the Children’s Defense
If you live in Michigan, please call your state senators to voice opposition to a bill that would allow religious discrimination by organizations receiving state funding pertaining to child placement.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/10/14) — CAIR is urging American Muslims and other people of conscience in Maryland to contact the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Board of Education to vote in favor of equality for Muslim school holidays. On Tuesday, November 11, that board will vote to decide if the Muslim holidays of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha will be placed on the 2015 school calendar. CAIR is also urging as many people as possible to