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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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CAIR-LA: Anti-Muslim Pro-Trump Letters Sent to Southern California Mosques

November 26, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 11/26/16) – The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for stepped-up police protection of local mosques after an anti-Muslim, hate-filled...

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Take the Post Banquet Survey!

November 22, 2016

We are continually looking at ways in which we can improve our service to you. We would be grateful if you could take a couple of minutes to complete this Post...

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CAIR-LA’s 20th Anniversary Gala Most Successful Fundraiser in CAIR-LA History!

$794,000 Raised to Support CAIR-LA's Work Over 2,000 people turned out for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area's (CAIR-LA) 20th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, November 19th. The event...

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Civil Rights

What can we do to prepare for a Trump Presidency?

November 18, 2016

Dear Community Members, Assalamu Alaykum & Greetings of peace.  Since last Tuesday, CAIR offices all over the country have been receiving hundreds of calls, emails and messages from very concerned parents, community...

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CAIR, MPAC Call on DOJ to Investigate Plot Against Mosque as Federal Hate Crime

October 31, 2016

(Anaheim, CA, 10/31/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights group, and The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), a national American Muslim policy organization, are calling on...

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CAIR-CA Applauds Gov. Brown’s Signing of Bill Addressing Bullying, Harassment of Muslim and Sikh Students

September 28, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 9/27/16) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today applauded Governor Jerry Brown for signing a historic bill, introduced by Assemblymember Das Williams (AB) 2845,...

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CAIR-LA Calls for Probe of Hate Crimes Targeting Disabled Muslim Army Veteran

September 16, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 9/16/16) – The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called on law enforcement authorities to investigate harassment and false accusations of...

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Government

Moving Forward After the Elections

November 10, 2016

Dear Community Members, Assalamu Alaykum & Greetings of peace.  This morning, the world woke up to the disheartening reality that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United...

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CAIR Calls on President-Elect Trump to Respect the Rights of All Americans, Pledges to Work to Strengthen the Nation

November 9, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 11/09/16) – The Council on American-Islamic-Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a statement calling on President-elect Donald Trump to respect the rights of...

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CAIR-LA’s Voter Engagement Efforts Receives Robust Response from SoCal Muslims

November 3, 2016

The 2016 election season has presented American Muslims with extraordinary challenges, namely due to anti-Muslim rhetoric by presidential candidates calling on ban of Muslims, surveillance of mosques and normalization of...

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CAIR-CA Publishes California Muslim Voter Guide

October 3, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 10/3/16) — The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today published a 2016 “California Voter Guide” that offers resources to assist California Muslims as they prepare...

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In the News

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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CAIR Seeks Return of Double-Amputee Syrian Refugee Removed from U.S. Despite Valid Medical Visa

May 5, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 5/5/16) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for the return to the United States of Morhaf Alkordi, a double-amputee Syrian...

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