American Muslims to Mark End of Hajj with Prayers

Hajj(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/28/14) - On Saturday, October 4, American Muslims will mark the end of the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca, or Hajj, with communal prayers and celebrations at locations around the country. The prayers and the holiday that follows are called Eid ul-Adha (EED-al-ODD-ha), or "festival of the sacrifice."


CAIR‬ conmemora el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana

hispanic-heritage-month(WASHINGTON, D.C., 23 de septiembre/2014) – El Consejo de Relaciones Islámico-Americanas (CAIR, por sus siglas en inglés), la mayor organización musulmana de derechos civiles, publicó un comunicado conmemorando el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana.


CAIR Marks National Hispanic Heritage Month

hispanic-heritage-month(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/23/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a statement marking National Hispanic Heritage Month.


Connecticut Muslim Leaders to Condemn ISIS, Call for Support for Syrian People

CAIR-logo(HARTFORD, CT, 9/18/2014) – On Friday, September 19, the Connecticut office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CT) will join that state’s Muslim leaders at a press to denounce the ISIS extremist group and it un-Islamic actions.


CAIR-OK Co-Sponsors 'Building Bridges for Peace' On 9/11 Film Screening, Interfaith Panel Discussion

CAIR-logo(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 9/11/2014) - - This evening, the Oklahoma Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will co-sponsor an event on the anniversary of 9/11 to help promote dialogue and mutual understanding among faith groups.


CAIR to Present CODEPINK with 'Community Organization of Year Award'

code-pink-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/9/14) -- On September 27, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will present CODEPINK, a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement, with its "Community Organization of the Year" award during CAIR's 20th annual banquet at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va.


CAIR Delivers Testimony Seeking Muslim Holiday on Maryland County's School Calendar

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/9/14) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today submitted testimony to Maryland's Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr and the Board of Education seeking recognition of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha on the 2015-16 school calendar.


CAIR Offers Condolences on Death of Tayyibah Taylor

Tayyibah-Taylor(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/5/14) -- The board and staff of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today offered sincere condolences on the death of Tayyibah Taylor, founding editor-in-chief and publisher of Azizah Magazine.


Maryland Muslims to Condemn Killing of Journalist Steven Sotloff by Terror Group ISIS

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/2/2014) – On Wednesday, September 3, leaders of the Maryland Muslim community will join a representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for a news conference at the Islamic Society of Annapolis in Gambrills, Md., to condemn the reported murder of American journalist Steven Sotloff by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).


CAIR-San Diego Takes Part in Law Enforcement Training

CAIR-logo(SAN DIEGO, CA, 8/29/14) -- The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) recently held a cultural competency training workshop for law enforcement personnel.