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Muslim Community Organizations File Amicus Brief Opposing ‘Muslim Ban 2.0’ in Supreme Court

September 18, 2017

Today, a group of organizations serving the Muslim community filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Trump v. IRAP which argues that the Trump...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes State Assembly Passage of SB 54 & SB 31

September 16, 2017

The State Assembly passed the California Values Act (SB 54) and the California Religious Freedom Act (SB 31), marking a momentous victory for immigrant rights organizations. SB 54, introduced by...

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Communications Coordinator (Temporary, Full-time, Non-exempt position)

September 13, 2017

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area Chapter (CAIR-LA) seeks a temporary, full-time Communications Coordinator to work with other staff at the Anaheim office location.  CAIR-LA is a...

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Communications Manager (Full-time, exempt position)

CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Communications Manager position. Join one of the most dynamic teams defending civil rights on behalf...

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Civil Rights

Muslim Community Organizations File Amicus Brief Opposing ‘Muslim Ban 2.0’ in Supreme Court

September 18, 2017

Today, a group of organizations serving the Muslim community filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Trump v. IRAP which argues that the Trump...

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CAIR-LA: Muslim Woman Wins Settlement After Her Hijab Was Forcibly Removed by Long Beach Police

August 10, 2017

Police agree to $85,000 in damages and have amended department policy to allow religious head coverings in custody. (ANAHEIM, CA, 8/10/2017) — The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the...

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UPDATED Advisory: Know Your Rights if Approached by the FBI

Community members are urged to ensure their civil rights are protected by seeking the advice of an attorney before speaking with FBI agents. August 9, 2017 — CAIR-LA has received...

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Information on Muslim Ban

June 29, 2017

Information on Muslim Ban

Government

CAIR-CA Welcomes State Assembly Passage of SB 54 & SB 31

September 16, 2017

The State Assembly passed the California Values Act (SB 54) and the California Religious Freedom Act (SB 31), marking a momentous victory for immigrant rights organizations. SB 54, introduced by...

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CAIR California 2017 Legislative Update

July 14, 2017

Thank you all for spending a successful Ramadan with us. To continue our campaign of “Reawakening the Spirit of Justice,” CAIR California would like to update the community on state...

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Growth in Advocacy: Reflecting on the First 100 Days

April 29, 2017

Assalamu Alaikum,   The past 100 days have challenged Muslims in America in an unprecedented way. The current administration’s policies and statements have left each of us with a sense...

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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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In the News

CAIR-CA Releases Annual Civil Rights Report

August 29, 2017

Report shows a 49 percent increase in reports of discriminatory treatment during travel.   (LOS ANGELES, CA, 8/29/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations...

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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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