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Headed Back to School? Know Your Rights

August 21, 2015

As students return to school, CAIR would like to remind parents and students that school is intended to provide a harmonious and stable educational environment for all young people regardless...

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Action Alert: Protect Digital Privacy

August 14, 2015

Contact Your Elected Officials to Pass CalECPA and Protect Your Privacy California, home to Silicon Valley – the technology hub of the world, does not adequately protect your digital data....

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CAIR-SFBA’s Banquet Tickets On Sale

August 10, 2015

Enjoy a Special Early Bird Discount – Available Online Only Saturday, November 7th at 5:00 PM Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara Featuring Linda Sarsour Civil...

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Thank You to Our Summer Interns

August 7, 2015

This summer, CAIR-SFBA was blessed to host several students who worked with our team to provide services, expand outreach, and support various efforts, increasing our capacity significantly. Saima Ali –...

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Civil Rights

Headed Back to School? Know Your Rights

August 21, 2015

As students return to school, CAIR would like to remind parents and students that school is intended to provide a harmonious and stable educational environment for all young people regardless...

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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 shows...

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A Reminder to Help You Prepare for Ramadan

June 11, 2015

From the Civil Rights Desk Assalamu’ Alaikum: In preparation for Ramadan, CAIR-SFBA is recirculating this short guide on your civil rights in the workplace so that you may fully take...

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CAIR‬ Welcomes Expiration of Illegal Patriot Act Provisions, Cautions Senate May Reauthorize Some Surveillance Authorities

June 1, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the expiration of one of the U.S. government’s major unconstitutional surveillance authorities, Section 2015 of the USA Patriot Act. Under Section 215...

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Government

CAIR-CA Hosts 12th Annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar

July 2, 2015

On July 1st, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 12th annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar commemorating the holy month of Ramadan. The reception drew more...

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CAIR‬ Welcomes Expiration of Illegal Patriot Act Provisions, Cautions Senate May Reauthorize Some Surveillance Authorities

June 1, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the expiration of one of the U.S. government’s major unconstitutional surveillance authorities, Section 2015 of the USA Patriot Act. Under Section 215...

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CAIR Welcomes Release of Egyptian-American Detained at Peaceful Anti-Coup Protest

May 30, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the release of Mohamed Soltan, an American citizen detained in Egypt after he was shot in 2013 during a peaceful protest against...

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Assemblymember Kansen Chu Names CAIR-SFBA’s Sameena Usman Among Community Heroes

May 29, 2015

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today said California Assemblymember Kansen Chu named its Government Relations Coordinator Sameena Usman among Assembly District 25’s...

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In the News

Why Are We Still Asking Muslims To Condemn Terrorism?

July 22, 2015

By: Ismat Sarah Mangla When news broke last Thursday that a 24-year-old man with a Muslim name was responsible for the shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead in Chattanooga,...

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Muslim Community Mourns Deaths of Marines

July 18, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a deadly attack in Tennessee that left four Marines dead. In a statement,...

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Watching the Watchers: Oakland Seeks Control of Law Enforcement Surveillance

July 13, 2015

By: Halim Kazem However, the ordinance’s effectiveness is limited according to what the law enforcement agencies decide to disclose in their annual reports to the public and the city council....

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Harrowing Trek Brings 2 Brothers Home to California from Yemen

June 12, 2015

By: Hamed Aleaziz The United Nations estimates that almost 2,300 people have died in the war and that 80 percent of the population needs humanitarian aid. Some advocacy groups have...

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