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Almost 800 CA Muslims, Officials & Allies Participate In CAIR-CA’s 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

April 26, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 04/26/17) – This past Monday, April 24, the California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) in Sacramento. Almost 800...

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CAIR-CA: 700+ to Take Part in California ‘Muslim Day at the Capitol’ on April 24

April 21, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/21/17) – On Monday, April 24, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will host its 6th annual “Muslim Day at the Capitol” (MDAC) in Sacramento, with...

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CAIR-LA to Participate in “Never Again” Panel on Japanese Internment & Race-Based Discrimination

April 19, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/19/2017) – The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) is co-sponsoring a panel hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Orange County (AAAJ-OC) and the Japanese American...

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What is on Our Legislative Agenda for MDAC 2017?

April 17, 2017

Dear Community Members and Friends, This year, Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) attendees will be advocating for a breadth of civil rights issues, including protecting religious communities and immigrants, setting hate...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-LA Seeks Hate Crime Charges for Attack on Muslim Woman

April 9, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/9/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for hate crime charges to be considered following an alleged bias-motivated...

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Immigration State of Emergency: Understanding your Rights & Resources

April 6, 2017

In light of recent events, OCCORD, CAIR-LA and other civil rights organizations are hosting this "Know Your Rights" session to educate the broader acommunity about their rights and resources available...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Passage of Anti-Muslim Registry Bill, Immigrants’ Rights Bill by State Senate

April 4, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 04/04/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed the passage of the California Religious Freedom Act (SB 31) and the...

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CAIR-LA: Solidarity Town Hall Against Muslim Ban 2.0 gets Robust Community Response

March 13, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA – 3/13/2017) On Sundayafternoon, March 12, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) and the...

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Government

Almost 800 CA Muslims, Officials & Allies Participate In CAIR-CA’s 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol

April 26, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 04/26/17) – This past Monday, April 24, the California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) in Sacramento. Almost 800...

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CAIR-CA: 700+ to Take Part in California ‘Muslim Day at the Capitol’ on April 24

April 21, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/21/17) – On Monday, April 24, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will host its 6th annual “Muslim Day at the Capitol” (MDAC) in Sacramento, with...

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What is on Our Legislative Agenda for MDAC 2017?

April 17, 2017

Dear Community Members and Friends, This year, Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) attendees will be advocating for a breadth of civil rights issues, including protecting religious communities and immigrants, setting hate...

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MDAC Information Presentations at Local MSA’s

April 11, 2017

If you're thinking about attending CAIR-CA's 6th Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol, we are hosting information presentations at local universities with Muslim Student Associations. See dates and locations below....

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In the News

CAIR-LA’s Press Conference with Local Interfaith and Civil Rights on Trump’s Executive Orders

February 1, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/30/17) – Today, the greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a press conference in partnership with the Southern California civil rights and interfaith communities, in...

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Media Coverage of Hate Letters Sent to CA Mosques

November 29, 2016

This past weekend, The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) called for stepped-up police protection of local mosques after an anti-Muslim, hate-filled letter supporting President-elect Donald...

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NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Rep Says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad Inspires Muslim Women

August 9, 2016

NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad (who made history for being the first hijab-observing woman to represent the U.S. in the Olympics) inspires...

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News Coverage of Los Osos High School Student, Bayan Zehlif, Smeared as “Isis” in Yearbook

May 10, 2016

On Sunday May 8th, CAIR-LA released a statement titled, "CAIR-LA Concerned About Saftey of Muslim Student Smeared as 'Isis' in H.S. Yearbook" expressing concern about the safety of a Muslim...

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