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CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was featured on WBEZ Chicago’s Worldview. In the discussion, Rehab discussed the Islamophobia behind Roseanne Barr’s internet and media presence. Listen to the interview here:

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  Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, was recently featured on The Stream, a video series by AJ+. In the discussion, Ahmed discusses the business of Islamophobia and how it affects those in the Muslim community. Watch it here:

The post CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab Featured on AJ+’s The Stream appeared first on CAIR Chicago.

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MEDIA ADVISORY ***FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION*** CAIR-Chicago Calls for Resignation of School Board Member Over Offensive Remarks Targeting Muslims, Other Minorities Demand for Probe into School Board (CHICAGO, IL, 5/21/2018) – The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today called on O’Fallon District 90 School Board Member Steve Springer to resign over offensive comments targeting Muslims and other...

The post CAIR-Chicago Calls for Resignation of School Board Member Over Offensive Remarks Targeting Muslims, Other Minorities appeared first on CAIR Chicago.

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Tuesday, May 9, CAIR-Chicago hosted an On the Table Discussion on Islamophobia in partnership with Chicago Community Trust. The discussion was lead by CAIR-Chicago Research Coordinator Muhammad Tauseef Akbar and local Chicago activist Reema Ahmad at the CAIR-Chicago office Azima Center. The On the Table Initiative was organized by in 2014. Their mission is to: “Get...

The post CAIR-Chicago Participates in “On the Table” Annual Forum! appeared first on CAIR Chicago.

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Monday, May 8, CAIR-Chicago Deputy Director Sufyan Sohel and Communication Coordinators Saadia Pervaiz and Asha Binbek lead a cultural sensitivity training at Aurora Public Library in wake of the controversial poem displayed at the library weeks before. The training included the entire library staff and provided avenues to help Muslim patrons of the library feel...

The post CAIR-Chicago Staff Lead Cultural Sensitivity Training at Aurora Public Library appeared first on CAIR Chicago.

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 We are proud to announce the 10 year anniversary of CAIR-Chicago’s “Taste of Ramadan” which is set to take place this spring, Thursday, May 31, 2018, at our centrally located downtown office. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.  Last year, over 200 community members attended the event and enjoyed food prepared by...

The post JOIN US AT OUR 10TH ANNUAL “TASTE OF RAMADAN” IFTAAR MAY 31! appeared first on CAIR Chicago.

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