Illinois is home to the Midwest’s largest Asian American population, which grew by 41% in the last 10 years! This election year, help protect the voting rights of the Asian American community so that their political voice can be fully heard!
CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR (Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights) are partnering to encourage and mobilize residents of Illinois’ 8th congressional district to vote in this year’s general election.
Are you registered to vote? Do you need to vote absentee? What if you miss the registration deadline? Do you know when early voting begins? We’ve got the answers for you!
The vote is next week! Call the DuPage County Board and show your support for MECCA as well as the other mosques seeking permits: the Islamic Center of the Western Suburbs (ICSW) and the Irshad Learning Center (ILC).
CAIR-Chicago has compiled a list of Illinois candidates and the seats up for grabs this Tuesday, November 2nd.
We are the most diverse religious community in this nation, representing people different needs and interests, who grow in complexity and variance. We all pay taxes to maintain the upkeep of our neighborhoods and its institutions. And we have a responsibility to make our voice count—we can, and should vote.
CAIR-Chicago shares information about voting, where to go and what to expect.
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.
“American Muslims are not a threat to this nation,” said Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “The threat to this nation is those who would divide us based on race, faith or ethnicity because those are the ones who undermine our values.”
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