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Looking Back at 2014: See what YOU have helped CAIR-LA ACHIEVE!

December 18, 2014

In 2014, YOU have helped CAIR-LA ACHIEVE the following:   Launched Immigrants’ Rights Center – Launched immigration services, helping to empower non-citizens achieve independence, security, and the opportunity to fully...

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Join one of the most dynamic teams defending American Muslims’ civil rights!

December 17, 2014

Administrative Coordinator (Full-Time) The CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Administrative Coordinator position at its Anaheim office.  Join one of the...

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TAKE ACTION: Demand Revision of Guidelines Allowing ‘Mapping’ of Muslims, Profiling at Airports and Borders

December 15, 2014

  Contact President Obama and Attorney General Holder to demand that the Department of Justice remove "Muslim and Hispanic carve-outs" from its updated Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal...

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WATCH: CAIR-LA’s 18th Annual Banquet Videos

December 4, 2014

Did you miss the banquet? Now you can watch the videos online VIDEO: Nobel Laureate & Human Rights Activist Tawwakol Karman VIDEO: MI State Rep. Rashida Tlaib VIDEO: CAIR-LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush...

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Civil Rights

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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CAIR Responds to Bizarre Move by UAE

November 16, 2014

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/16/14) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today responded to reports that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has...

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L.A. Based Organizations’ Statement on Federal Government’s CVE Programs

November 13, 2014

LOS ANGELES BASED GROUPS SERVING AMERICAN MUSLIM COMMUNITIES QUESTION FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S “COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM” PROGRAMS AS ILL-CONCEIVED, INEFFECTIVE, AND STIGMATIZING Groups Call on Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to Heed Failure...

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Shooting at Mosque in Coachella might be a Hate Crime

November 6, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA, 11/05/14) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) yesterday called for an FBI investigation of a shooting attack on the Islamic Center...

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Government

A Note of Thanks in the Wake of the UAE’s Despicable Action

November 21, 2014

You may have heard that the United Arab Emirates recently released a list of organizations it deems as terrorists which, outrageously, included the Muslim American Society (MAS) and CAIR. We...

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CAIR Responds to Bizarre Move by UAE

November 16, 2014

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/16/14) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today responded to reports that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has...

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L.A. Based Organizations’ Statement on Federal Government’s CVE Programs

November 13, 2014

LOS ANGELES BASED GROUPS SERVING AMERICAN MUSLIM COMMUNITIES QUESTION FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S “COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM” PROGRAMS AS ILL-CONCEIVED, INEFFECTIVE, AND STIGMATIZING Groups Call on Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to Heed Failure...

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CAIR-LA: Muslim Community Forum on ‘Crisis of ISIS’ Gets Robust Response

October 22, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA – 10/23/2014) — On the evening of Friday, October 17, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Islamic...

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In the News

Media Coverage of Shooting at Mosque in Coachella, Possible Hate Crime

November 4, 2014

Shooting at Mosque in Coachella might be a Hate Crime, Police Say On November 5th, 2014 called for an FBI investigation of a shooting attack on the Islamic Center of Coachella Valley in...

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SoCal Muslim Leaders Denounce ISIS Killing of American Journalist Steven Sotloff

September 2, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA 9/4/2014) – On the evening of Tuesday Sept 2, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) held a news conference along with leaders of...

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TERROR TRIAL: Informant ID’d in Inland conspiracy case

August 19, 2014

By Richard K. De Atley Nine days after an Islamic rights group called for help to identify the undercover FBI informant in an Inland terrorism conspiracy case, his name was...

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Terrorism trial underway for men accused of trying to join Al Qaeda

August 18, 2014

By Matt Hansen The trial of two Inland Empire men accused of being involved in a terrorist plot resumes in Riverside federal court this week, as jurors weigh whether the...

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