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Afghan- and Muslim-Led Organizations Form American Network of Services for Afghan Refugees of Southern California (ANSAR of SoCal)

(Los Angeles, CA – 9/22/2021) – As the U.S. and the State of California welcome thousands of Afghan arrivals, the Los Angeles office of the … Read More

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CAIR’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Guides Translated to Dari and Pashto for Afghan Arrivals

Following the collapse of the former Afghan government last month, tens of thousands of Afghans fled the country, with thousands arriving in the United States. … Read More

Know the facts and know your rights

CAIR’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Guides Translated to Dari and Pashto for Afghan Arrivals

Following the collapse of the former Afghan government last month, tens of thousands of Afghans fled the country, with thousands arriving in the United States. … Read More

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CAIR-LA Welcomes Charging and Sentencing of Man Who Assaulted SoCal Imam in a Hate-Filled Tirade

In November 2020, a Southern California Imam left his mosque and drove home to his apartment complex, where he was accosted by a male who … Read More

CAIR-CA Welcomes President Biden’s Day-One Termination Of Muslim And African Bans, Other Executive Orders

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today welcomed President Joe Biden’s announced termination — on his first day in office — … 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

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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

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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

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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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