250+ Turn Out for Sold Out CAIR-North Texas Banquet

CAIR-Dallas-banquet-2014(DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX, 4/21/14) -- More than 250 people turned out on Saturday for the North Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' (CAIR-North Texas) 17th annual banquet in Richardson.


CAIR Reps Attend Interfaith Service for Kansas Shooting Victims

CAIR-KS-Brownback(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/17/12) -- Two representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today attended an interfaith service for the three people killed on Sunday at Jewish community sites in Kansas. The CAIR officials also participated in a candle-lighting ceremony by representatives of different faiths and community organizations.


DC Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium 2014

MYLS-DC-4The DC Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (or MYLS), is an intensive series of leadership-building workshops for Muslim youth ages 14-22 that aims to spark interest and empower young people to be active in civic engagement, community organizing, and the media.

The core mission of MYLS is to provide American Muslim youth a proactive framework for positive activism that empowers them to lead their communities from the margins to the mainstream, and foster a healthy Muslim identity that fits comfortably within a pluralistic American society.


California Muslims to Lobby Lawmakers at 3rd Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

CAIR-CA-MDAC(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/15/14) -- On Tuesday, April 22, California Muslims will meet with their state lawmakers in Sacramento as part of the annual "Muslim Day at the Capitol" organized by that state's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation's leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization.


CAIR-New Jersey Banquet a Success

CAIR-logo(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ 4/7/14) -- Some 400 New Jersey residents turned out on Saturday for the 10th Annual Awards Banquet of that state's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ).


500 Oklahomans Attend Sold-Out CAIR-OK Awards Banquet

CAIR-OK-banquet-2014(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 4/7/14) -- Some 500 Oklahomans turned out on Saturday for the 8th Annual Awards Banquet of that state's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK).


CAIR-San Antonio Offers Condolences to Loved Ones of Ft. Hood Victims

CAIR-logo(SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/3/14) –- The San Antonio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SA), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today offered condolences to the loved ones of those killed in a deadly shooting spree yesterday at Fort Hood in Texas.


FBI: Terror plot suspect planned mosque attack to launch insurgency

R-TalbotJudge denies his release pending trial, citing safety of community

By Dane Schiller, Houston Chronicle

The FBI contends Robert Talbot Jr. was ready to launch his nationwide insurgent movement in the Houston area by robbing an armored car and killing a Texas state trooper, then spraying a mosque with machine-gun fire and traveling to the nation's capital for more bloodshed.


Sold Out 1st Annual CAIR-MN Social Justice Gala a Success

CAIR-MN-gala(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 3/25/14) - On Saturday, March 22, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) held its first Social Justice Gala, with the theme "Civil Rights through Creative Expressions."


World-Renowned Scholar of Islam to Speak at CAIR-Oklahoma Awards Banquet

CAIR-OK-2014-banquet(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 3/25/14) - On April 5, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will host its 8th Annual Awards Banquet 'Faith in Freedom' at the Tower Hotel.