CAIR SV held a Press Conference at the State Capitol to address Presidential Candidates’ Anti Muslim Rhetoric, September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015
On September 22, the California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a press conference along with community and interfaith leaders to condemn Presidential candidates' anti-Muslim rhetoric....
CAIR-SV joins State Wide Action to Support AB 953 to Expose and Eliminate Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement
September 1, 2015
CAIR-SV will join California State Wide Action on September 2, 2015 to support AB 953 to expose and eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...
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....
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...
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...