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Know Your Rights this Ramadan

June 28, 2014

A Reminder to Help You Prepare for the Blessed Month Assalamu’ Alaikum: We are recirculating this Ramadan and traveling civil rights primer so that you will have the information you...

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California Muslims Lobby Lawmakers in Sacramento

April 24, 2014

(Sacramento Calif. 4/24/14) – This past Tuesday, April 22, nearly 200 Muslims from across California held more than 70 advocacy meetings with elected officials and their staff in Sacramento as part of...

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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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CAIR Welcomes ABC Family’s Cancellation of “Alice in Arabia”

March 24, 2014

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 3/24/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations- California tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel to cancel plans to produce a pilot for a new series called “Alice in Arabia.” According...

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Civil Rights

CAIR Seeks Hate Crime Charges After Muslim Called ‘Terrorist’ at Calif. Costco

Man allegedly tried to hit woman with his car when she tried to take photo of license plate   (SACRAMENTO, CA, 3/24/14) - The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on...

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CAIR Asks FBI to Probe Vandalism Targeting Calif. Mosque as Hate Crime

February 4, 2014

Raw bacon left on mosque grounds, 'F**K Islam' spray-painted on facility's sign (SACRAMENTO, CA, 2/4/14) – The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV), the nation's largest Muslim...

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Now Available Online: CAIR-SV Releases School Bullying Report

December 20, 2013

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 12/20/13)– The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) yesterday released a first-of-its-kind report documenting bias-based bullying of American Muslim students in that state's schools.  The new report, "Growing in...

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Government

California Muslims Lobby Lawmakers in Sacramento

April 24, 2014

(Sacramento Calif. 4/24/14) – This past Tuesday, April 22, nearly 200 Muslims from across California held more than 70 advocacy meetings with elected officials and their staff in Sacramento as part of...

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CAIR-CA Testifies at State Assembly Civil Rights Hearing

October 24, 2013

(Sacramento, Calif. – 10/24/13) – A representative of the Califor nia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) testified at a state assembly hearing entitled "Diversity in California: A Conversation...

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New CAIR Report: Islamophobia Network Funded with $119 Million from 2008 to 2011

September 19, 2013

(Sacramento, CA — 9/19/13) — The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today released a report, "Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States," which reveals that anti-Islam groups...

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In the News

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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CAIR Welcomes ABC Family’s Cancellation of “Alice in Arabia”

March 24, 2014

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 3/24/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations- California tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel to cancel plans to produce a pilot for a new series called “Alice in Arabia.” According...

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Lodi celebrates unity

January 21, 2014

Christina Cornejo, Lodi News-Sentinel During Monday's 16th annual Celebration of Unity, Lodians had the opportunity to learn that taking steps towards tolerance of neighbors of other ethnicities and religions may mean...

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