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UC Berkeley Overrides Student Group’s Decision to Drop Islamophobe Bill Maher as Speaker

October 30, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) tonight expressed disappointment at the decision of the UC Berkeley administration to override the rescission of an...

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CAIR-CA Releases Results of California State Muslim Voter Survey

October 29, 2014

The California offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a October 22 survey indicating that 71% percent of...

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CAIR-SFBA to Host Voter Education Forum in Fremont Tonight

October 25, 2014

This evening, Saturday, October 25th, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in partnership with the Islamic Society of East Bay (ISEB) and the League...

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Aswat Ensemble Joins the CAIR Banquet Lineup

October 24, 2014

We are excited to announce that the Aswat Ensemble will be providing musical entertainment at the CAIR 20th Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, November 8th. Aswat will join Amy Goodman, Imam...

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Civil Rights

Abercrombie & Fitch: One Year Later

October 8, 2014

Last week, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review a case against Abercrombie & Fitch stemming from a complaint of religious discrimination in Oklahoma. The week prior marked...

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Has Your Bank Account Been Closed Suddenly?

October 1, 2014

Banking institutions across the nation, including Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo, and many other national and local financial organizations, are placing undue burdens on American Muslims by closing their...

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Know Your Rights When Traveling to Hajj

September 12, 2014

As Salaamu Alaykum, 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...

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Bank Clients of Middle Eastern Descent Want Answers on Closed Accounts

September 7, 2014

A Florida attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to look into the closures and determine whether race is playing...

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Government

CAIR-CA Releases Results of California State Muslim Voter Survey

October 29, 2014

The California offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a October 22 survey indicating that 71% percent of...

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CAIR-SFBA to Host Voter Education Forum in Fremont Tonight

October 25, 2014

This evening, Saturday, October 25th, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in partnership with the Islamic Society of East Bay (ISEB) and the League...

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Seeking Release of American Mohamed Soltan on Hunger Strike in Egyptian Prison

October 18, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President Obama to help prevent the imminent death of Mohamed Soltan, an...

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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

The 13th Anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2014

Today is the anniversary of 9/11, an event that has left indelible marks on our society and culture: We’re still grappling with the ramifications of the twin towers, and coming...

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Bank Clients of Middle Eastern Descent Want Answers on Closed Accounts

September 7, 2014

A Florida attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to look into the closures and determine whether race is playing...

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ISIS Is Not Just Un-Islamic, It Is Anti-Islamic

September 5, 2014

If we want to stop ISIS, we must deny it any claim to represent Islam and starve it of the fuel of injustice. Despite misappropriating and misusing the name “Islamic...

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US Muslims Pass Activism Torch to Youth

August 31, 2014

The theme has been the focus point of several sessions attended by Muslim role models who are elevating Muslim American culture in the new millennium. The theme was also seen...

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