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

August 10, 2015

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

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Muslim Youth Learn Leadership Skills During CAIR-CA Program at State Capitol

August 4, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 8/4/15) The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) held its 11th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) at the State Capitol in Sacramento.  The annual conference...

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CAIR-CA to hold 11th Annual Muslim Youth Leadership Conference at State Capitol

July 29, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 7/29/15) – Beginning Thursday, July 30, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will hold its 11th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) at the State Capitol in...

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CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee, Offers Condolences

July 16, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 7/16/15) – 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...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-CA Publishes 2015 Civil Rights Report

July 2, 2015

  Reported California Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Doubled Between 2013 and 2014 The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the “CAIR-California 2015 Civil Rights Report,” which...

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CAIR-SV Welcomes ‘Historic’ Supreme Court Ruling in Abercrombie & Fitch Hijab Case

June 6, 2015

(Sacramento, CA, 06/05/2015) The Sacramento office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) welcomed what they called a historic ruling on June 1, 2015 by the U.S. Supreme Court in...

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CAIR-SV Legal Day Tours

May 1, 2015

Civil Rights Office Hours: Free legal advice on civil rights complaints       Know Your Rights Forum: Learn about your rights and responsibilities in various situations   Civil Rights Office...

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CAIR Sues California Department of Corrections Over Harassment, Retaliation Targeting Muslim Prison Guard

January 5, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 1/5/2015) — The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the State of California and the California...

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Government

BREAKING ADC, CAIR ACTION ALERT

May 14, 2015

By 6 p.m. Tonight, Urge Congress to Pass Amendments Asking the President to Evacuate U.S. Citizens from Yemen, Close Prison at Guantanamo Bay (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/14/15) – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination...

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CAIR-CA Announces 2015 Muslim Day at the Capitol Legislative Agenda

March 30, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 3/30/15) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today published its legislative agenda for the 4th annual California Muslim Day at the Capitol.  On...

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CAIR-CA Asks California Assemblymember to Apologize for #standupagianstIslam” Tweet

February 13, 2015

(Sacramento, CA, 2/13/15) –  CAIR-CA today called on California State Assemblymember Melissa Melendez to apologize for an "irresponsible" tweet using the hashtag #standupagainstIslam that seemed to equate the actions the...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Signing of Law Barring State Agencies from Helping Feds Collect Private Electronic Data

October 3, 2014

This week, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) welcomed Governor Jerry Brown's signing of Senate Bill 828 (SB 828) into law. SB 828 was authored by...

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In the News

CAIR-Sacramento Calls for FBI Hate Crime Probe of Fire at Chico Hookah Lounge

July 6, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 7/6/15) — On July 5, 2015 the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a...

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CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra named Access Sacramento “Power of Voice” Honoree

March 26, 2015

CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra named Access Sacramento "Power of Voice" Honoree in recognition of his outspoken support and leadership in the area of free speech, tolerance and civil liberties....

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CAIR Condemns Killing of U.S. Journalist by Terror Group ISIS

August 21, 2014

On August 20th, The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, condemned what it called the "gruesome and barbaric" killing of American journalist...

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Media Coverage of the Al-Awsi Murder in Sacramento

March 27, 2014

On March 27, 2014, CAIR-SV held a press conference with community leaders and law enforcement officials to address the recent hate-motivated murder of a Sacramento Muslim. Hassan Al-Awsi was shot...

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