Ahmed Rehab spoke at “Understanding Islamophobia in America,” which took place this past Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to raise awareness of the spread of intolerance against Muslims that is steadily on the rise.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab delivered the keynote speech at the 2010 United Muslim Students Association (MSA) Dinner, an event that unites the four main Naperville-area high school MSAs.
On February 4 CAIR-Chicago co-hosted Cafe Finjan, an interfaith arts and culture event coordinated by the Jewish-Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI). The event aims to bring together Jews and Muslims from across Chicago. Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, performed spoken word poetry and facilitated group discussions on religion and identity.
Watch Gerald’s Performance HERE
Gerald Hankerson, Outreach Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago, will share a presentation with the Muslim Student Organization (MSO) and its guests at Roosevelt University. Hankerson’s talk will focus on Ramadan and fasting.
CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Sultan Muhammad spoke to students at Loyola University about the culture of charity in the Muslim faith on Thursday, November 9, 2006 at the Bremner Lounge.
Spectators packed Hutchison Commons last Wednesday night to hear renowned Islamic scholar John Esposito’s talk entitled “Understanding Islam in the Modern World,” organized by the Muslim Students Association (MSA).
A local university student had contacted CAIR-Chicago regarding his school’s refusal to allocate prayer space for Muslims on campus.
The promises of the first amendment are a critical foundation to our great nation. However, free speech is not a license for irresponsible journalism. While the Daily Illini’s reprinting of the Danish Cartoons within its February 9th editorial section may not have violated our laws, the decision did violate human decency.
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