CAIR-Chicago is investigating a situation in which a Hammond, IN woman was discriminated against for wearing her hijab in court.
Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago for our tireless dedication to service and defending the rights of those in the Muslim community.
America is supposed to be the land of the free, home of the brave, where dreams come true, and where religion can be practiced openly. If only those words were true. How is it possible to be free and brave when society is too afraid to let you?
Shows like ‘Homeland’ and ’24’, or movies like ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ might make us think “this must be how it really goes down” – but how do you separate truth from fiction in media?
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director and founder of the #MyJihad campaign, Ahmed Rehab, and Rev. Welton Gaddy discuss the purpose of the campaign and what it hopes to achieve.
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is seeking a Communications Director and a Website Designer. Apply by January 30th, 2013!
(CHICAGO, IL, 1/15/2013) The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today urged law enforcement authorities to consider a possible bias motive for graffiti targeting the main sign of the Muslim Cemetery of Greater Chicago at Parkholm cemetery in La Grange Park, Ill.
Taking back the term “Jihad” continues to spark passionate involvement. Dr. Hassaballa shares a personal story about what his Jihad is and how it is an everyday struggle to endure.
(CHICAGO, IL, 12/15/12) – The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) commends the Illinois House of Representatives for adopting House Resolution 1193 (HR 1193), which addresses violent attacks on Muslim, South Asian, and Sikh Americans, as well as other minorities, and denounces hate crimes and hateful political rhetoric.
Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will be presenting a lecture on the importance of American Muslim activism and the protection of our civil liberties.
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