#CAIR-Cincinnati to Host ‘Meet the Candidates’ Event

(CINCINNATI, 10/17/16) – On Friday, October 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations Cincinnati chapter (CAIR-Cincinnati) will hold a “Meet the Candidates” event at the Clifton Mosque. This event will provide an important opportunity for community members to meet those running for elected office and to engage in a community conversation. WHAT: “Meet the Candidates” Public […]

Take the #CAIRChallenge and help register five people to vote

  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, launched #CAIRChallenge – a voter registration initiative in which participants pledge to register five people to vote. To assist Muslim in registering to vote, CAIR is encouraging individuals to make use of CAIR’s “Rock the Vote” online voter registration […]

Georgia County Commissioners Commit to Lifting Moratorium on Houses of Worship

Mosque to engage in more community outreach before pursuing construction Newton County Commissioners, Masjid At-Taqwa, CAIR-Georgia release joint statement (ATLANTA, GA, 8/31/16) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA) today thanked a majority of Newton County commissioners for publicly committing to lift a moratorium on houses of worship during their next […]

Request for DOJ to Investigate “Muslim-Free Zone” Bans by Businesses Nationwide

September 1, 2015The Honorable Loretta LynchAttorney GeneralDepartment of Justice950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20530 RE: Request for DOJ to Investigate “Muslim-Free Zone” Bans by Public Accommodations Dear Attorney General Lynch: We the undersigned civil liberties, human rights, immigrant rights, faith, and cultural organizations call on the Department of Justice to investigate whether so-called “Muslim-Free Zones” […]

CAIR’s New ‘Toxic Hate’ Brief Outlines Violent Tone in Recent U.S. Islamophobia

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/7/2015) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released a new brief, called “Toxic Hate,” indicating that the backlash against this nation’s Muslim community since Daesh (also known as ISIS) murdered two Americans in Syria last August has a “more violent tone” than past spikes in Islamophobic sentiment. The CAIR brief outlines […]

2016 Rosa Parks Scholarship

The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) annual Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship honors the life and work of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks. This year’s winner of the $1,000 Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship will be announced at CAIR’s 22nd annual banquet on Saturday, October 1st, in Arlington, VA.  The winner of the scholarship must be […]