CAIR to Participate in NAACP Maryland Prayer Vigil Calling for Healing After Ferguson Shooting

CAIR-logo(Rockville, Md., 8/23/14) – On August 24, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join a coalition of faith-based and civil rights organizations and partners at a prayer vigil in Rockville, Md., organized by the Montgomery County Chapter of the NAACP. The vigil is designed to call for healing, justice and peace in the aftermath of the unrest across the nation brought on by the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.


CAIR-LA Hosts Muslim Youth Civil Rights Conference

CAIR-LA-interns(ANAHEIM, CA - 8/20/2014) - On Saturday, August 16, the Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a day-long civil rights conference for high school and college students themed "Setting the Standard, The Right to Remain Silent, The Obligation to Speak" at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV). The conference was designed to educate aspiring activists about the need to preserve civil liberties and to provide the young people with the tools necessary to achieve protect those rights.


CAIR Rep Participates in Vigil to Honor MD Gas Station Clerk Killed in Robbery

convenience-store-shooting-vigilOn August 18, the Council on American-Islamic Relations participated in a vigil held to honor a gas station attendant who was killed in an apparent robbery at an Exxon station in Hanover, Md.


CAIR-LA Muslim Youth Civil Rights Conference a Success

CAIR-logo(ANAHEIM, CA - 8/20/2014) - On Saturday, August 16, the Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a day-long civil rights conference for high school and college students themed "Setting the Standard, The Right to Remain Silent, The Obligation to Speak" at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV). The conference was designed to educate aspiring activists about the need to preserve civil liberties and to provide the young people with the tools necessary to achieve protect those rights.


‎CAIR‬ to Join Maryland ‪‎NAACP‬ Rally and Vigil to Promote Justice, End Racism

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/19/14) -- On Thursday, August 21, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will take part in a rally and vigil in Glen Burnie, Md., to promote social justice and end structural racism. The event is being organized by the Anne Arundel County chapter of the NAACP.


Register for CAIR's 20th Annual Banquet September 27 in Arlington, VA

Registration for CAIR's 20th annual banquet on September 27th at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., is now available online. In past years, the banquet has sold out and no tickets will be sold at the door, so register today to reserve your place!


CAIR-CA Marks Milestone with 10th Annual Muslim Youth Leadership Conference at State Capitol

CA-MYLP-2010(SACRAMENTO, CA, 8/7/14) - Beginning today, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will hold its 10th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) in Sacramento.


Your Voice is Being Heard: CAIR Generates 26,000 Letters to Congress During the Conflict in Gaza

CAIR Civic Guide-thumbCAIR chapters nationwide have so far collected more than 26,000 letters signed by members of the community urging elected officials to demand an end to the Israeli attacks on Gaza that left more than 1800 people -- mainly civilian -- death and many thousands wounded.


CAIR-WA to Host Two Muslim Youth Leadership Programs in Seattle

Second program added to meet demand for training of Muslim youth in media, law and politics

(SEATTLE, WA, 8/5/2014) -- From Monday, August 11 to Thursday, August 14, and again from Monday, August 18 to Thursday, August 21, (9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily), the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) will hold its 8th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) in Seattle.


CAIR-Pittsburgh Launches Letter-Writing Campaign for Gaza

CAIR-logo(PITTSBURGH, PA, 8/1/2014) -- The Pittsburgh office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Pittsburgh) has launched a letter-writing campaign to put the Muslim community's views on the situation in Gaza before Pennsylvania Senators Robert Casey and Patrick Toomey.