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CAIR-CA ACTION ALERT: Support Inclusive South Asian History

July 12, 2016

Ask the California State Board of Education Members to Adopt the South Asian Histories for All (SAHFA) Coalition Proposed Edits to History Textbooks The California State Board of Education Members...

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June Primary Election Voter Guide

June 3, 2016

Summary of Recommendations California Proposition 50 – Yes Proposition 50(1) – Suspension of Legislators. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.(2) CAIR-CA Recommendation: YES Summary Amends the California Constitution to give the Legislature authority...

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CAIR-CA Legislative Priorities 2016

May 12, 2016

Civic engagement has been a point of focus for us at CAIR this election year. We hope to continue the momentum of Muslim Day at the Capitol over the course...

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Muslim Youth Leadership Program

February 26, 2016

The Muslim Youth Leadership Program is an intensive, four-day retreat in Sacramento designed to introduce American Muslim high school students to the areas of media, law, and government–avenues that shape public opinion and public policy. Application due May 1st, 2016.

Civil Rights

CAIR-CA ACTION ALERT: Support Inclusive South Asian History

July 12, 2016

Ask the California State Board of Education Members to Adopt the South Asian Histories for All (SAHFA) Coalition Proposed Edits to History Textbooks The California State Board of Education Members...

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CAIR Welcomes FBI Reward in Firebombing Attempt at Tracy Mosque

January 4, 2016

The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today welcomed the $2500 FBI reward for information leading to the arrest of suspect or suspects who participated in...

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CAIR Condemns “Brutal” Attack on Elderly Sikh

December 28, 2015

The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a brutal attack on an elderly Sikh man...

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CAIR Seeks Hate Crime Probe of Another California Mosque Firebombing

December 26, 2015

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 12/26/2015) – The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today called on local, state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate an apparent firebombing of...

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Government

CAIR-CA Legislative Priorities 2016

May 12, 2016

Civic engagement has been a point of focus for us at CAIR this election year. We hope to continue the momentum of Muslim Day at the Capitol over the course...

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Take Action to Stop AB 1551 & 1552

February 26, 2016

The California-Israel Commerce Protection Act, AB 1551, will require that California’s pension system divest itself from any companies that boycott Israel, whilst AB 1552 mandates that companies who wish to...

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5th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol: April 25th, 2016

February 24, 2016

As one of the nation’s most educated and civically engaged faith communities, American Muslims play a critical role in shaping our society’s social and political fabric. Recognizing the major influence that Muslims have in the political sphere, CAIR-CA will host its 5th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol on April 25, 2016. Visit caircapitolday.com for more information.

CAIR Calls for Condemnation of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes During Tonight’s GOP Debate

December 15, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on GOP presidential candidates taking part in tonight's debate to speak out clearly...

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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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