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CAIR-LA Obtains Settlement For Muslim Woman Who Refused To Remove Hijab

Alhamdulillah! CAIR-LA’s Civil Rights department obtained a monetary settlement and policy change for a Muslim woman who was told to remove her hijab before being … Read More

CAIR-LA Files Suit On Behalf Of Muslim Woman Stripped Of Hijab By LAPD

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/17/2020) — The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the CAIR National Legal Defense Fund today announced … Read More

Pray for Lebanon

Assalaamu Alaikum, There was a devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Aug. 4, with more than 100 people killed and more than 5,000 wounded. Our … Read More

EVERYDAY HEROES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Fauzia Rizvi and Yousuf Bhaghani

Before the coronavirus pandemic consumed the world, a physician and friend of Fauzia Rizvi warned about a shortage of PPE equipment at an area hospital. … Read More

CAIR-LA Files Suit On Behalf Of Muslim Woman Stripped Of Hijab By LAPD

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/17/2020) — The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the CAIR National Legal Defense Fund today announced … Read More

Arabs & Muslims using the Census to Fight for Recognition

By CAIR-LA Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Shaheen Nassar, Inland Empire Community News Recognition is crucial to the human condition. We strive to be seen; to … 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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