CAIR Offers Prayers for Sen. John McCain’s ‘Speedy Recovery’

July 20, 2017 The Honorable John McCain 218 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Via fax at (202) 228-2862  Dear Senator McCain: On behalf of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, we offer our heartfelt prayers for what we hope will be a speedy recovery in […]

CAIR-SFBA Thanks Oakland City Council for Supporting Law Protecting Against FBI Overreach

(OAKLAND, CA, 7/19/17) – The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today thanked the Oakland City Council for unanimously approving the “Ordinance for Transparency for City Participation with Federal Surveillance Activities,” which would require Oakland police officers to follow state and local law and policy when working on federal […]

CAIR-Cincinnati Director Karen Dabdoub: ‘Inspired to CAIR’ (Video)

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/19/17) — The “Inspired to CAIR” features representatives of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization explaining why they are inspired to serve the Muslim community and the cause of civil rights. #InspiredtoCAIR Today’s “Inspired to CAIR” video features CAIR-Cincinnati Executive Director Karen Dabdoub. WATCH – ‘Inspired to CAIR’ Video: CAIR-Cincinnati […]

Funeral Prayer for Nabra Hassanen to Be Held Wednesday in Sterling, Va.

The funeral prayer service (Janazah) for Nabra Hassanen will be held at ADAMS Sterling (46903 Sugarland Road, Sterling, VA 20164) on Wednesday, June 21 at 1:30 p.m. Out of respect for the deceased and her family, media will be offered a designated area on the sidewalk of Sugarland Road. ADAMS officials are requesting that no […]

Hundreds Turn Out for CAIR-NY, NYIC ‘New York City Loves Muslims’ Rally, Show Positive Alternative to Anti-Islam Event

Hundreds Turn Out for CAIR-NY, NYIC ”˜New York City Loves Muslims’ Rally, Show Positive Alternative to Anti-Islam Event (NEW YORK, NY, 6/10/17) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) and the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) today partnered with other leading civil rights groups and grassroots activists to rally in support of the […]

Good News: CAIR-California Settles Muslim, Sikh Public Access Complaints Against Palace Entertainment’s Amusement Parks

(SANTA CLARA AND SAN DIEGO, CA, 5/10/17) — The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today announced the successful settlement of Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) complaints brought on behalf of several Muslim women and girls and a Sikh man who were denied access to Go-Karts at Palace Entertainment’s Boomers! Parks (Boomers!) in […]

New CAIR Report Shows More than 50 Percent Spike in Anti-Muslim Incidents

Spike in bias incidents accompanied by a 44 percent increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/9/2017) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released a report showing a 57 percent increase in anti-Muslim incidents in 2016 over the previous year. This spike in anti-Muslim […]

CAIR: Alabama Muslims Lobby Congress on Record Breaking Muslim Advocacy Day

Birmingham, AL, 5/4/2017 – CAIR-Alabama, the state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), led a delegation of five Alabamian Muslims to meet with Congress members and staff on issues important to American Muslims and other minority communities. The delegation joined over 400 delegates from 30 states who met with some 230 elected officials […]