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This Morning’s Court Decision on the ‘Muslim Ban’

June 26, 2017

Dear community members and friends.   This morning, on the second day of Eid al-Fitr, we woke to news that the Supreme Court had made a decision on the pending...

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CAIR Says SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Decision Ignores Anti-Muslim Bigotry, Emboldens Islamophobes in Trump Administration

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a limited version of the Trump...

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ALERT: CAIR-LA Asks Muslim Community to Step Up Security Measures for End-of-Ramadan Activities After Recent Attacks

June 19, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/19/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

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CAIR-LA Offers Condolences on Murder of Virginia Muslim Teen, Urges Probe of Possible Bias Motive

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/19/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

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Civil Rights

This Morning’s Court Decision on the ‘Muslim Ban’

June 26, 2017

Dear community members and friends.   This morning, on the second day of Eid al-Fitr, we woke to news that the Supreme Court had made a decision on the pending...

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CAIR Says SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Decision Ignores Anti-Muslim Bigotry, Emboldens Islamophobes in Trump Administration

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a limited version of the Trump...

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ALERT: CAIR-LA Asks Muslim Community to Step Up Security Measures for End-of-Ramadan Activities After Recent Attacks

June 19, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/19/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

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CAIR-LA Offers Condolences on Murder of Virginia Muslim Teen, Urges Probe of Possible Bias Motive

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/19/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

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Government

Growth in Advocacy: Reflecting on the First 100 Days

April 29, 2017

Assalamu Alaikum,   The past 100 days have challenged Muslims in America in an unprecedented way. The current administration’s policies and statements have left each of us with a sense...

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Almost 800 CA Muslims, Officials & Allies Participate In CAIR-CA’s 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

April 26, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 04/26/17) – This past Monday, April 24, the California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) in Sacramento. Almost 800...

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CAIR-CA: 700+ to Take Part in California ‘Muslim Day at the Capitol’ on April 24

April 21, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/21/17) – On Monday, April 24, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will host its 6th annual “Muslim Day at the Capitol” (MDAC) in Sacramento, with...

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What is on Our Legislative Agenda for MDAC 2017?

April 17, 2017

Dear Community Members and Friends, This year, Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) attendees will be advocating for a breadth of civil rights issues, including protecting religious communities and immigrants, setting hate...

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In the News

CAIR-LA’s Press Conference with Local Interfaith and Civil Rights on Trump’s Executive Orders

February 1, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/30/17) – Today, the greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a press conference in partnership with the Southern California civil rights and interfaith communities, in...

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Media Coverage of Hate Letters Sent to CA Mosques

November 29, 2016

This past weekend, The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) called for stepped-up police protection of local mosques after an anti-Muslim, hate-filled letter supporting President-elect Donald...

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NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Rep Says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad Inspires Muslim Women

August 9, 2016

NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad (who made history for being the first hijab-observing woman to represent the U.S. in the Olympics) inspires...

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News Coverage of Los Osos High School Student, Bayan Zehlif, Smeared as “Isis” in Yearbook

May 10, 2016

On Sunday May 8th, CAIR-LA released a statement titled, "CAIR-LA Concerned About Saftey of Muslim Student Smeared as 'Isis' in H.S. Yearbook" expressing concern about the safety of a Muslim...

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