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CAIR-LA Condemns Racist Rant Targeting Los Angeles County Coffee Cart Owners

Photo Credit: Courtesy of KTLA News (LOS ANGELES, CA – 7/11/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today condemned … Read More

CAIR-LA Files Title VI Complaint Against UCLA Medical School for Discrimination Targeting Muslim Palestinian-American Med Student  

Photo Credit: Courtesy of UCLA Health (LOS ANGELES, CA – 7/10/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) filed … Read More

CAIR-LA Calls on Federal Officials To Investigate Violent Attacks on Protesters Opposing the Sale of Illegally Occupied Palestinian Land 

Photo Credit: David Swanson/AFP (LOS ANGELES, CA – 07/8/2024) –The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called on federal … Read More

CAIR-LA Urges LA City Attorney Not To Press Charges Against UCLA’s Peaceful Anti-Genocide Protesters

Photo Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times Dear City Attorney Feldstein Soto and Assistant City Attorney Martinez, My name is Dina Chehata, and I … Read More

CAIR-LA Urges LA City Attorney Not To Press Charges Against UCLA’s Peaceful Anti-Genocide Protesters

Photo Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times Dear City Attorney Feldstein Soto and Assistant City Attorney Martinez, My name is Dina Chehata, and I … Read More

23 California Reps. Voted To Ban Gaza Health Ministry’s Data on Death Toll

What’s Happening On June 27, 269 members of Congress—including at least 23 representatives from California—voted in favor of an amendment that would bar the State … Read More

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Take Action: Tell Council President Paul Krekorian To Support a Ceasefire Resolution in Los Angeles

On June 4, Los Angeles City Council Members Eunisses Hernandez and Nithya Raman introduced a resolution calling for an immediate and permanent ceasefire, safe passage … Read More

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Where To Observe Eid Al-Adha 2024 in Southern California

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Islamic Center of Irvine Eid al-Adha is right around the corner! We’ve compiled a list of events and prayer times … Read More

CAIR-LA Condemns Racist Rant Targeting Los Angeles County Coffee Cart Owners

Photo Credit: Courtesy of KTLA News (LOS ANGELES, CA – 7/11/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today condemned … Read More

CAIR-LA Files Title VI Complaint Against UCLA Medical School for Discrimination Targeting Muslim Palestinian-American Med Student  

Photo Credit: Courtesy of UCLA Health (LOS ANGELES, CA – 7/10/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) filed … Read More

CAIR-LA Calls on Federal Officials To Investigate Violent Attacks on Protesters Opposing the Sale of Illegally Occupied Palestinian Land 

Photo Credit: David Swanson/AFP (LOS ANGELES, CA – 07/8/2024) –The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called on federal … Read More

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Release of Attorney General’s ‘2023 Hate Crime in California’ Report

Photo Credit: Noah Berger, File / Associated Press (SACRAMENTO, CA – 7/1/2024) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today welcomed the … 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

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

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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

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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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