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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-Sacramento Board Member, Dr. Masood Cajee Wins White House Library Award

May 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Last week, the American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office awarded Dr Masood Cajee, a library advocate and dentist from Stockton, California, the 2015 White House Conference on Library...

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10th Annual Manzanar WWII Camp Pilgrimage of Muslims and Japanese Americans

April 24, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/24/15) — 60 Japanese Americans, Muslims, and diverse Sacramentans travel together on the 10th anniversary pilgrimage bus to the WWII Manzanar concentration camp to break down the ignorance, fears,...

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

(SACRAMENTO, 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 the...

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Civil Rights

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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Know Your Rights When Traveling To Hajj

September 18, 2014

The opportunity to participate in Hajj is both a blessing and privilege. If you are attending this year, we pray Insha Allah your Hajj is accepted, ask that you keep...

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CAIR-CA Publishes 2014 Civil Rights Report

August 29, 2014

  The four offices of the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) published the CAIR-CA 2014 Civil Rights Report today. The report summarizes and analyzes all of...

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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-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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News Conference Today to Address the Recent Hate-Motivated Murder of a Sacramento Muslim

  CAIR-SV to Call for Rejection of Islamophobia After Calif. Muslim Shot Dead in Hate Attack   (SACRAMENTO, CA, 3/27/14) – Later today, the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic...

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