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CAIR-LA Calls for Resignation of El Monte Official Over Anti-Islam Facebook Post

May 13, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 5/13/15) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for the resignation of an El Monte, Calif., official who posted...

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Hundreds of California Muslims Lobby State Lawmakers

April 29, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/29/2015) – This past Monday, April 27, over 450 Muslims of all ages from across California held more than 70 advocacy meetings with elected officials and their staff in Sacramento...

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Get SMART- SoCal Muslim Anti-Racism Training Conference

April 27, 2015

This one day leadership conference is aimed at community builders, including imams, masjid board members, volunteers, and activists. It aims to increase raising awareness of anti-racism theories and practice and prepare local leaders for the developing sustained projects that will address racism. See more details HERE. Register HERE.

IRC Free Citizenship Clinic

On May 2nd, CAIR-LA IRC will be providing free legal assistance for green card holders who are interested in becoming U.S. citizens. See flyer for details Contact our office for more details at 714 776 1177 or email ircla@cair.com

Civil Rights

CAIR-LA Dismayed by Court Ruling against Iranian-American Immigration Judge

April 24, 2015

(LOS ANGELES, C.A. 4/24/2015) CAIR-LA was dismayed by the ruling issued yesterday by a federal judge in California against Iranian-American immigration judge Afsaneh Ashely Tabaddor. US District Court Judge George Wu...

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CAIR-LA Immigrants’ Rights Center Receives Special Government Recognition!

April 23, 2015

One year ago, CAIR-LA established its Immigrants’ Rights Center in response to the changing government policies around immigration and the growing need to provide high-quality, low-cost immigration services to individuals...

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CAIR-LA Welcomes OC School’s Correction of Inaccurate Materials on Islam

April 22, 2015

(ANAHEIM, C.A. 4/22/2015) – The Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a decision by an Orange County high school to stop distributing academic materials...

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CAIR-LA Files DFEH Complaint Against Warner Bros., ‘The Real’ Over Hijab Ban

April 16, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/16/15) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced that it has filed a public accommodation complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)...

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Government

CAIR-LA Calls for Resignation of El Monte Official Over Anti-Islam Facebook Post

May 13, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 5/13/15) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for the resignation of an El Monte, Calif., official who posted...

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Hundreds of California Muslims Lobby State Lawmakers

April 29, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/29/2015) – This past Monday, April 27, over 450 Muslims of all ages from across California held more than 70 advocacy meetings with elected officials and their staff in Sacramento...

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California Muslims to Lobby State Lawmakers on 4th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

April 24, 2015

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 4/24/15) — On Monday, April 27, hundreds of California Muslims will meet with their state lawmakers in Sacramento as part of the fourth annual Muslim Day at...

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280 Delegates Lobby Congress on ‘Historic’ First National Muslim Advocacy Day

April 15, 2015

(ANAHEIM, C.A. 4/15/2015) – Some 280 delegates from more than 20 states met with elected officials and congressional staffers on Arpil 13th during the “historic” first-ever National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., sponsored by...

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In the News

CAIR-LA Gives a Heartfelt Congratulations to CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad for National Recognition

March 6, 2015

LA Times Names National Executive Director One of Nation's 'New Civil Rights Leaders' (ANAHEIM, C.A., 3/6/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today conveyed a...

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CAIR Seeks Motive in Shooting Deaths of 3 North Carolina Muslims

February 11, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA., 2/11/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on law enforcement authorities to address speculation about a...

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Media Coverage of CAIR-LA Reaction to New Charlie Hebdo Cover

January 16, 2015

CAIR-LA responds to the new Charlie Hebdo cover and repeated its defense of freedom of speech. Below is a list of media appearances CAIR-LA has made in local news outlets...

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Media Coverage of U.S. Muslims Response to Paris Terror Attacks

January 10, 2015

  CAIR-LA condemned the Paris shooting attack that took place on Wednesday January 07, 2015 on the offices of the Frenchsatirical magazine Charile Hebdo and repeated its defense of freedom...

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