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

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 Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced the settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by CAIR-LA on behalf of a Muslim woman who had her religious head scarf (hijab) forcibly removed by a male officer of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

Development Coordinator

Overview: Title: Development Coordinator Schedule Type: Part-time at 20-25 hours/week (non-exempt, hourly position) Location: Office located in Anaheim, CA. Requires some travel throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.   CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Development Coordinator position. Join one of the most dynamic teams defending civ…

Muslim Youth Practice Leadership Skills at 13th Annual MYLP Program

13th Annual MYLP participants on the assembly floor (ANAHEIM, CA, 07/25/2017) – The Cal…

CAIR California 2017 Legislative Update

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 bills we are strongly supporting and cosponsoring in the legislature to protect your civil rights. Thanks to your help earlier this year, approximately 800 community members and leaders came together to advocate on these issues during Muslim Day at the Capitol. Because of your advoc…

Information on Muslim Ban

On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court partially changed the lower courts’ decisions on the Muslim Ban 2.0 cases. Here is CAIR-LA's community advisory on the Supreme Court's Decision. Below is a list of resources for the community on the Mulsim Ban provided by CAIR-LA  

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