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Calif. Muslims Renew Call to Stop Desecration of Jerusalem Cemetery by LA’s Wiesenthal Center

August 10, 2015

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 8/10/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today renewed its call for the Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center to stop its desecration...

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CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee, Offers Condolences

July 16, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA., 7/16/2015) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a deadly attack in Tennessee that left four Marines dead....

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CAIR-CA Published 2015 Civil Rights Report

July 2, 2015

Reported California Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Doubled Between 2013 and 2014 (ANAHEIM, CA, 7/2/2015) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the CAIR-California 2015 Civil Rights...

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How easy is it to calculate Zakat?

July 1, 2015

Problem viewing email? Click here to view it online.   stay in touch with us GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA   Really Easy! Now, you can figure out your zakat with our easy-to-use online...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-CA Published 2015 Civil Rights Report

July 2, 2015

Reported California Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Doubled Between 2013 and 2014 (ANAHEIM, CA, 7/2/2015) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the CAIR-California 2015 Civil Rights...

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Know Your Rights In The Workplace This Ramadan

June 10, 2015

From the Civil Rights Desk Assalamu' Alaikum:   In preparation for Ramadan, CAIR-LA has prepared this short guide on your civil rights in the workplace so that you may fully...

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CAIR-LA IRC Offers Legal Assistance with Extended TPS for Somalis

June 3, 2015

On June 1st, 2015, the Secretary of Homeland Security extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalis. In light of the application deadline and to encourage eligible Somalis to apply, the Council...

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CAIR-LA Seeks ‘Transparent’ Probe of LBPD Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Student

June 1, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/1/15) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for a “fully transparent” investigation of the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed college student by...

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Government

CAIR-CA Hosts 12th Annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar

July 1, 2015

  (ANAHEIM, CA, 7/2/15) — On July 1st, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 12th annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar commemorating the holy month of Ramadan. The reception...

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CAIR-LA Calls for Resignation of El Monte Official Over Anti-Islam Facebook Post

May 13, 2015

(ANAHEIM, CA, 5/13/15) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for the resignation of an El Monte, Calif., official who posted...

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Hundreds of California Muslims Lobby State Lawmakers

April 29, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/29/2015) – This past Monday, April 27, over 450 Muslims of all ages from across California held more than 70 advocacy meetings with elected officials and their staff in Sacramento...

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California Muslims to Lobby State Lawmakers on 4th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

April 24, 2015

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 4/24/15) — On Monday, April 27, hundreds of California Muslims will meet with their state lawmakers in Sacramento as part of the fourth annual Muslim Day at...

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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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