It’s Up to You, Not the Courts, to Defeat the Muslim Ban

It’s Up to You, Not the Courts, to Defeat the Muslim Ban Question: Can we defeat Trump’s Muslim Ban after yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision? Answer: Yes. It is up to all of us to defeat the Muslim Ban. We’ll defeat it the same way Trump’s family separation program was recently forced to shut down after advocacy organizations – […]

Support CAIR’s End of Year Campaign

s-salaamu alaykum (peace be to you): We are pleased to present to our supporters CAIR’s 2017 annual video, “Living our Faith, Defending Freedom,” outlining our work on your behalf in 2017. Please watch and share the video. Please do your part to support our work as we move into 2018.   Thank you for your support.  Sincerely, Nihad AwadCAIR National […]

We’ve almost reached our year-end goal

As-salaamu alaykum dear friends, Our year-end fundraising is coming to a close, and our goal is $263,000. Alhamdulillah, we’re almost there! We thank all those who have already contributed and appreciate their support, but we need a final push to put us over the top so we can continue to defend your rights and safeguard […]

3 calls that can be life-changing

As-salaamu alaykum: 1. A call to CAIR can help end bullying of your child An 11th-grade Muslim student at a Maryland school told CAIR that her teacher interjected into a conversation between her and a classmate and told her classmate that “Muslims are dangerous. They are terrorists and they will kill you,” and said he […]

Another historic effort for American Muslim rights at the Supreme Court

As-salaamu alaykum, Alhamdulillah, CAIR filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court, which is considering whether clothing retailing giant Abercrombie & Fitch’s refusal to hire a Muslim woman wearing a religious headscarf (hijab) was discriminatory. Next year, the Supreme Court will determine whether a job applicant or employee is […]

We took your issues to Congress

As-salaamu alaykum (peace be with you).  I am pleased to share with you the news of an unprecedented week of organized Muslim advocacy in the U.S. Congress. Recently, dozens of CAIR activists from around the country were on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to share your concerns with members of Congress and their key staffers. […]

If this is happening in your town, CAIR can help

As-salaamu alaykum (peace be to you). I am writing to share with you what happened in the past few days, to ask you to report to CAIR if something similar happens in your area, and also to ask for your support. The good news is, CAIR is pushing back — and winning — against the […]

A short video of CAIR’s work in 2013

  As-salaamu alaykum (peace be upon you),  December 31st is the deadline for receiving a 2013 tax deduction for charitable giving. Before the end of this month, CAIR needs to raise $327,840. We are $190,000 away from our goal, and we need your help to reach it.  REMEMBER: CAIR is a 100% tax-deductible (Tax ID […]

Help CAIR win this case for these students

  As-salaamu alaykum (peace be upon you), Have you struggled to build an Islamic school in your community? Imagine if, in addition to the funding and logistical challenges, the city repeatedly denied you permission to build. The words above are from a poem by a young Muslim at the Michigan Islamic Academy, which has been […]

How should our fellow Americans learn about Islam?

  As-salaamu alaykum. (Peace to you.) CAIR is working toward the day when being Muslim carries a positive connotation in society and Islam has an equal place among many faiths in America’s pluralistic society. This goal will be achieved not by reacting to daily events, but by having programs in place to foster mutual understanding. […]