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CAIR-LA to Join Local Muslim, Latino Leaders in Announcing Community Collaboration

January 19, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/19/17) – On Friday, January 20, the Greater Los Angeles area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) will join local Muslim and Latino community activists to form a partnership...

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CAIR-LA to Join Interfaith Leaders Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,

January 16, 2017

Leaders to Publicly Commit to Sacred Resistance & Sanctuary ANAHEIM, CA, 1/16/17) – Today the Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) of Los Angeles announced that people of faith and people of...

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CAIR-LA Applauds LA County’s Formation of Office of Immigrant Affairs

January 11, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/11/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today applauded Los Angeles county for creating a new office that would address the...

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CAIR-LA to Join Community Forum on How to Advance Justice Under Trump Administration

January 10, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/10/17) – Asian Americans Advancing Justice of Orange County (AAAJ-OC) today announced that In light of the anti-immigrant rhetoric and climate post-election, local community leaders in Orange County will be...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-LA to Join Community Forum on How to Advance Justice Under Trump Administration

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/10/17) – Asian Americans Advancing Justice of Orange County (AAAJ-OC) today announced that In light of the anti-immigrant rhetoric and climate post-election, local community leaders in Orange County will be...

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CAIR-LA Welcomes Long Beach Police Policy to Allow Muslim Women to Wear Headscarf While in Custody

December 28, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 12/28/16) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed Long Beach Police Department's proposal to change its policy to allow...

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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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Government

CAIR-LA to Join Local Muslim, Latino Leaders in Announcing Community Collaboration

January 19, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/19/17) – On Friday, January 20, the Greater Los Angeles area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) will join local Muslim and Latino community activists to form a partnership...

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CAIR-LA to Join Interfaith Leaders Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,

January 16, 2017

Leaders to Publicly Commit to Sacred Resistance & Sanctuary ANAHEIM, CA, 1/16/17) – Today the Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) of Los Angeles announced that people of faith and people of...

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CAIR-LA Applauds LA County’s Formation of Office of Immigrant Affairs

January 11, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/11/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today applauded Los Angeles county for creating a new office that would address the...

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CAIR-CA Thanks State AG Nominee Becerra for Statement Rejecting Muslim ‘Registry’

January 9, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/9/17) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded Representative Xavier Becerra’s statement rejecting a proposed...

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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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