About Us

CAIR Mission

To enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CAIR at a Glance

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group. ¬†The national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

San Diego Chapter was established as a full time office in 2006 to serve the needs American Muslims in San Diego County