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Let’s Advocate for a Better California! What’s Our Agenda for Muslim Day at the Capitol?

March 26, 2015

Our privacy rights are  slowly disappearing each day. Women still continue to make less than their male counterparts for the same work. Rising tuition is making a college education harder...

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SoCal Muslims Hold Townhall on Federal ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Program

March 25, 2015

On Friday, March 20, representatives of the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), the Muslim Student Association of the West Coast Region (MSA West)...

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Ask Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez to Oppose H.R. 1022 (Countering Violent Extremism Grants Act)

March 7, 2015

ISSUE Rep. Loretta Sanchez is a member of the Homeland Security committee in Congress. Another member of that committee is planning to introduce a bill that will create grants for...

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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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Civil Rights

CAIR-LA Disturbed by LAPD Officers’ Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Homeless Man

March 3, 2015

(ANAHEIM, C.A., 03/03/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today expressed grave concerns about the fatal shooting of an unarmed mentally-ill homeless man on the streets of...

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CAIR-LA: California Muslim Groups Vote to Oppose Federal CVE Program, Cite Concerns About Stereotyping

February 24, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 2/24/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced that the member organizations of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California...

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CAIR-LA Calls for Community Alert after Recent Reports of Threats and Hate Crimes

February 18, 2015

(ANAHEIM, C.A. 2/18/2015) -  In light of recent events affecting American Muslims, CAIR-LA is advising the SoCal Muslim community to take all threats seriously and ensure that local law enforcement are contacted in a timely...

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CAIR Calls for National Action on Racism After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 25, 2014

Muslim civil rights group questions ‘problematic’ grand jury process  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/25/2014) – The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today...

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Government

Let’s Advocate for a Better California! What’s Our Agenda for Muslim Day at the Capitol?

March 26, 2015

Our privacy rights are  slowly disappearing each day. Women still continue to make less than their male counterparts for the same work. Rising tuition is making a college education harder...

Read More

SoCal Muslims Hold Townhall on Federal ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Program

March 25, 2015

On Friday, March 20, representatives of the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), the Muslim Student Association of the West Coast Region (MSA West)...

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Ask Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez to Oppose H.R. 1022 (Countering Violent Extremism Grants Act)

March 7, 2015

ISSUE Rep. Loretta Sanchez is a member of the Homeland Security committee in Congress. Another member of that committee is planning to introduce a bill that will create grants for...

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CAIR-LA: California Muslim Groups Vote to Oppose Federal CVE Program, Cite Concerns About Stereotyping

February 24, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 2/24/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced that the member organizations of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California...

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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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