October 16th marked Immigration Democracy Day for voters and volunteers. Asian, Latino, Polish, Muslim residents and their supporters learned about political participation, heard from their future leaders, and finally, put knowledge into action by early voting.
The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is closed today as its staff mobilizes Muslims at local precincts to Get Out the Vote (see: www.cairchicago.org). The campaign focuses on the southwest suburb of Bridgeview and marks the culmination of a long campaign to urge the Muslim community to let their voices be heard with a strong voter representation.
On Monday, October 27, 2008, the Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) will join elected representatives, state legislators, immigrant advocate partners, new voters, and volunteers to celebrate the success of ICIRR’s (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and refugee rights) voter registration drive and launch the Get out the Vote Campaign.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) announces the New Americans Democracy Project, a five-month fellowship program for young people who are interested in working hard while exploring a career in social justice work, receiving quality training, and contributing to the participation of new citizens in the American democratic process.
Local community members gathered at the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview this Saturday December 29, 2007 to hear speakers and attend a Q & A at the “GO OUT & VOTE!” community forum.
The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations announced today that it has registered over 1,000 new American-Muslim voters through the New Americans Democracy Project (NADP), in partnership with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR).
The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has mobilized Muslim voters to actively participate in today’s primary election in Illinois.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Chicago is currently mobilizing Muslim voters to actively participate in the Illinois primary election on Tuesday, March 21st. CAIR-Chicago has made nearly 800 phone calls, reaching out to registered voters in the third congressional district since last weekend, as a part of a large Get Out the Vote Campaign.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today urged American Muslims to register to vote at events nationwide next week marking the Eid ul-Adha holiday. CAIR’s Eid voter registration drive is part of a major non-partisan Muslim political mobilization effort to be conducted during the 2006 election cycle.
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