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MLK365 March For The Dream

January 12, 2017

  What: "March for the Dream" is a collective march in honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.   When: Monday January, 16, 2017  8:30AM- Muslim Community MEET UP @ Sacramento City College...

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Urge State Lawmakers to Support Critical Civil Rights Protections for all Californians

January 9, 2017

With the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Trump, advocates across California are working proactively to protect our civil liberties. Senior Members of the State Legislative Assembly have introduced four key bills...

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Action Alert: CAIR Opposes Confirmation of Sen. Sessions as Attorney General

Muslim civil rights group urges senate committee to question AG nominee on anti-Muslim remarks, associations with hate groups, respect for civil rights The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s...

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California Recognizes August as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month

August 2, 2016

The resolution comes at a time of increased anti-Muslim rhetoric, according to a recent civil rights report compiled by the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). HR-59, introduced by...

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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

Urge State Lawmakers to Support Critical Civil Rights Protections for all Californians

January 9, 2017

With the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Trump, advocates across California are working proactively to protect our civil liberties. Senior Members of the State Legislative Assembly have introduced four key bills...

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Action Alert: CAIR Opposes Confirmation of Sen. Sessions as Attorney General

Muslim civil rights group urges senate committee to question AG nominee on anti-Muslim remarks, associations with hate groups, respect for civil rights The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s...

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California Recognizes August as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month

August 2, 2016

The resolution comes at a time of increased anti-Muslim rhetoric, according to a recent civil rights report compiled by the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). HR-59, introduced by...

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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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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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