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Ismail Allison

CAIR Supports Removal of New Mexico Confederate Monument, Dropping of Confederate Officer’s Name from Landmarks

(WASHINGTON D.C., 5/12/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expressed support for calls to remove a monument to a Confederate officer and white supremacist in Las Cruces, N.M.   CAIR also expressed support for renaming local landmarks named for the officer.  While several places in the Las Cruces area previously named for Confederate historical figures have had their names changed in recent years, a monument

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-NJ Condemns Anti-Muslim Bias Incident, Calls for Probe  

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 5/12/22) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today condemned an alleged bias incident targeting a Muslim employee at Subaru in Union by a former colleague.  On May 4, 2022, it was reported to the Union Police Department that bacon strips were placed into the boots and pockets of the work uniform of a Muslim employee at Open Road Subaru Service Center.   [NOTE: Muslims are prohibited from

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Ismail Allison

CAIR New-York Welcomes Hate Crime Charges for Anti-Arab Attack

(NEW YORK, NY, 5/11/2022) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-New York) today welcomed hate crime charges brought against a man who reportedly made racist anti-Arab comments to two men before allegedly trying to ram one of them with his car.    The incident occurred last Wednesday when the suspect, a 55-year-old Hauppauge, N.Y., native, allegedly made anti-Arab comments directed at two men in the parking lot of the Smith Haven Shopping Center

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Ismail Allison

Community Advisory: CAIR Webinar (5/16 @ 3 PM ET) – Protecting Muslim Community Centers and Mosques  

Getting Ready for the 2022 Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Safety and Security Federal Resources   As-Salaam-Alaykum:    Are you a member of a Muslim community center, Islamic house of worship, or nonprofit in need of increased security?    Join our technical webinar on Monday, May 16, featuring guests from the federal government, on protecting your buildings and sacred spaces by learning how to apply for the soon to be announced Fiscal Year 2022 Nonprofit Security Grant Program

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