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ACTION ALERT: CAIR-LA Urges American Muslims to Participate in Survey on Bank Account Closures

August 26, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA – 8/26/16) – The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging American Muslims who had their bank accounts closed suddenly...

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CAIR-LA Hajj Travel Advisory 2016

August 25, 2016

Assalaamu Alaykum,  The opportunity to participate in Hajj is both a blessing and privilege. For those participating in Hajj this year, we pray that it will be accepted and ask...

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Leadership Development Coordinator (Full-Time, Salary-based)

August 12, 2016

CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Leadership Development Coordinator position at its Anaheim office. Join one of the most dynamic teams...

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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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Civil Rights

ACTION ALERT: CAIR-LA Urges American Muslims to Participate in Survey on Bank Account Closures

August 26, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA – 8/26/16) – The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging American Muslims who had their bank accounts closed suddenly...

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CAIR-LA Hajj Travel Advisory 2016

August 25, 2016

Assalaamu Alaykum,  The opportunity to participate in Hajj is both a blessing and privilege. For those participating in Hajj this year, we pray that it will be accepted and ask...

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CAIR-CA Report: Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Jumped More Than 50 Percent in Past Year

July 26, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 7/25/2016) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the 2016 CAIR California Civil Rights Report, which reveals that anti-Muslim bias incidents saw a significant...

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Attend a Peace Rally or Vigil for #BlackLivesMatter

July 10, 2016

Friday July 8: "Why are You Killing Us" Peace March | Huntington Beach | 7:00 PM PST Saturday July 9: Police Brutality Letter Writing | Los Angeles | 12:30 PM...

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Government

CAIR-LA Hosts Congressman Keith Ellison for 2016 Election Forum

August 8, 2016

On the morning of Saturday August 6th, CAIR-LA organized an election forum hosting Congressman Keith Ellison to meet and engage with Southern California Muslim leaders. The 2016 election season has presented American...

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CAIR-CA: California State Assembly to Proclaim August as ‘Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month’

July 29, 2016

(ANAHEIM, CA, 7/29/16) – On Monday, August 1, the California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will join Assembly member Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) in the presentation of House...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Your California State Senators to Oppose AB-2844, Which Would Burden Free Speech in California

July 27, 2016

(Anaheim, CA, 7/25/2016) – The California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Muslims of California and other people of conscience to...

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CAIR Community Security Alert: CAIR urges mosques to take added security measures following hate incidents

July 5, 2016

  (Anaheim, CA, 7/5/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged Muslim community leaders to consider instituting additional security measures in...

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In the News

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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CAIR-LA News Coverage of Suit Filed on Behalf of Muslim Woman Stripped of Hijab by Long Beach Police Officers

May 3, 2016

On Monday May 2nd, the Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced the filing of a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court on...

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