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Muslims focus on public speaking, advocacy at Granada Hills conference | LA Daily News

June 22, 2014

  By Brenda Gazzar Muslims of diverse backgrounds gathered at the Islamic Center of Northridge in Granada Hills on Sunday to discuss the topics of leadership, public speaking, organizing and...

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L.A. City Council Adopts Muslim American Heritage Month | KCET

June 20, 2014

By Monica Luhar Every year, Los Angeles celebrates a number of heritage months: Latino, American Indian, African American, Asian and Pacific Islander American, and LGBT. Now you can add one...

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Los Angeles Muslim Woman Basketball Player Denied Right to Play by FIBA Hijab Ban

June 19, 2014

(Anaheim, Calif., 6/18/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today repeated its request that the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) change...

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CAIR-LA Welcomes Resolution Declaring July LA Muslim Heritage Month

June 18, 2014

(Anaheim, CA – 6/18/2014) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area office congratulates the City of Los Angeles for upholding pluralism by unanimously passing a resolution today...

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Civil Rights

Los Angeles Muslim Woman Basketball Player Denied Right to Play by FIBA Hijab Ban

June 19, 2014

(Anaheim, Calif., 6/18/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today repeated its request that the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) change...

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CAIR-CA Offers Condolences on Death of Japanese American Civil Rights Leader Yuri Kochiyama

June 2, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/2/14) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today offered condolences to the Japanese American community on the loss of Yuri Kochiyama, a prominent...

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CAIR-LA Rep speaks on Panel about Hate Crimes in Orange County

May 28, 2014

On Wednesday, May 28, Women For: Orange County, along with the Orange County Human Relations Commission (OCHRC), hosted a panel discussion in Irvine on the overall state of hate crimes...

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CAIR-LA Welcomes Appeals Court Ruling in Favor of Family of Muslim Shot by LAPD Officer

May 20, 2014

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 5/20/2014) - The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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Government

CAIR-LA Welcomes Resolution Declaring July LA Muslim Heritage Month

June 18, 2014

(Anaheim, CA – 6/18/2014) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area office congratulates the City of Los Angeles for upholding pluralism by unanimously passing a resolution today...

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CAIR-CA Guide to Propositions

May 30, 2014

CA Prop 41: Veteran Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Background: The federal and state government currently provides home loan assistance to a select number of California’s approximately 15,200 homeless veterans[1]....

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California Congressmembers Push Back on DHS over Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants

May 19, 2014

  Members of California’s Congressional Delegation urge DHS to reconsider its rejection of California’s driver’s license design. (Los Angeles, CA – 5/9/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations California Chapter...

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Voter Registration Guide

May 15, 2014

The California Statewide Direct Primary Election is on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Please review the following information to learn everything you need to know regarding voter registration, deadlines, polling station...

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Muslims focus on public speaking, advocacy at Granada Hills conference | LA Daily News

June 22, 2014

  By Brenda Gazzar Muslims of diverse backgrounds gathered at the Islamic Center of Northridge in Granada Hills on Sunday to discuss the topics of leadership, public speaking, organizing and...

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L.A. City Council Adopts Muslim American Heritage Month | KCET

June 20, 2014

By Monica Luhar Every year, Los Angeles celebrates a number of heritage months: Latino, American Indian, African American, Asian and Pacific Islander American, and LGBT. Now you can add one...

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Civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama dies at 93 | Associated Press

June 7, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine showing her cradling the head of Malcolm X moments after he was shot, has died of...

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Path to an Asylum Request, From Egypt Jail to California Fair | NY Times

May 23, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — As he walked out of a Cairo electronics store the night of April 24, Abdullah Assem, 17, was met by several police officers who told him he...

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