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CAIR-LA Calls for Hate Crime Investigation After Religious Leader Allegedly Assaulted, Called “Dirty Arab”

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 11/18/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today decried an alleged hate crime … Read More

CAIR-CA Report: Almost 40% of Muslim College Students in California Reported Facing Harassment or Discrimination

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) announced the publication of a new report indicating that nearly 40% of Muslims attending college … Read More

CAIR-CA Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden, Vows to Hold Biden Administration Accountable on Muslim Inclusion, Civil Rights, Racial Equality and Just Foreign Policy

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 11/7/2020) – The California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, … Read More

Community Alert: CAIR-LA Decries Vandalism and Assault at Restaurant in Beverly Hills

CAIR-LA today decried alleged vandalism and assault at a Beverly Hills restaurant that occurred late Wednesday evening.   The restaurant appears to have been targeted because … Read More

CAIR-LA Calls for Hate Crime Investigation After Religious Leader Allegedly Assaulted, Called “Dirty Arab”

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 11/18/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today decried an alleged hate crime … Read More

Officers Removed Woman’s Hijab Without Permission During Public Hearing About Police Shooting, Lawsuit Alleges

By Meghan Roos, Newsweek A lawsuit filed against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) alleges officers handcuffed and forcibly removed a woman’s hijab while she … Read More

What We Do

Outreach & Education

CAIR seeks to educate American Muslims about their rights so that they may fully engage in all aspects of civic life. CAIR also works with … Learn More

Youth Empowerment

CAIR has always believed that in order to secure a brighter future for our communities, investments must be made in providing our youth with the tools … Learn More

CAIR LA Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement

Through various programs, CAIR facilitates opportunities to engage with government bodies, to influence public policy by meeting with elected officials and to advocate for legislation that aims … Learn More

Legal Services

Civil rights advocacy remains at the center of CAIR-LA’s work. CAIR has served more than 25,000 victims of discrimination since its founding. Our California offices … Learn More

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