Turkish Delegation Visits CAIR, Invites U.S. Muslims to Business Fair in Turkey

MUSIAD-delegation(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/6/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, recently hosted a delegation of Turkish business leaders at its Washington, D.C., headquarters.


CAIR-San Diego Hosts Two Anti-Bullying Seminars, 'Bullying is for Losers'

CA-anti-bullying(SAN DIEGO, CA, 10/30/14) – Last week, the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego), in collaboration with the Al-Manar Weekend School, held two anti-bullying seminars, called "Bullying is for Losers."

The Saturday event attracted about 70 students and parents while the Sunday program was attended by more than 120 students, parent and administrators.


CAIR Testifies on Eid Holiday Issue at School Board Hearing

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/28/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, yesterday provided testimony at the Montgomery County Public Schools' Board of Education meeting in Rockville, Md., seeking inclusion of the Muslim "Eid" holidays on the public school calendar.


CAIR Welcomes Maryland Governor's Bullying Awareness Proclamation

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/28/14) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, welcomed Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's proclamation designating October as "Statewide Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month."


CAIR-MN to Host Voter Education Forum Featuring Minn. Muslim Civic Leaders

CAIR-MN-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/28/14) -- On November 1, 2014, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), in partnership with the Abubakar As-Sidique Islamic Center, will host a Voter Education Forum featuring Minnesota Muslim civic leaders.


CAIR-DFW to Host Academic Forum on ISIS October 23 at SMU

CAIR-logo(DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX, 10/20/14) -- On Thursday, October 23, the North Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) will host an academic forum at Southern Methodist University (SMU) titled "What is ISIS? Religious Extremism and the Politics of Fear."


CAIR-MN to Host 3rd Annual Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium

CAIR-MN-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/16/14) -- On October 17 and 18, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will host its third annual Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS).


CAIR Offers Condolences on Passing of Prof. Ali Mazrui

prof-mazrui(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/13/14) -- The board and staff of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today offered sincere condolences on the death at age 81 of the internationally-respected Kenyan academic Prof. Ali Mazrui.


CAIR-MN to Organize Free Legal Clinic at 'Day of Dignity'

Day-of-Dignity(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/7/14) – On Saturday, October 11, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will host its 3rd Annual Free Brief Advice Legal Clinic at the Twin Cities Day of Dignity.


CAIR Director Named to List of World's '500 Most Influential Muslims'

Nihad-title(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/2/14) – Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has again been named to "The Muslim 500: The World's 500 Most Influential Muslims."