CAIR-LA Grieves with Victims of Shootings at New Zealand Mosques

(LOS ANGELES, CA, 3/14/19) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) called the mass shootings at mosques in … Read More

CAIR Decries Gun Store Stickers As Bigoted Against Muslims

By City News Service The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Saturday demanded that a gun store in Santa Ana … Read More

Two years later, the continuing cost of the Muslim ban

By Farida Chehata – Published in the Los Angeles Daily News Several years ago, a client of mine at the Council on American-Islamic Relations came to the … Read More

CAIR-LA Civil Rights Department Gives Know Your Rights (KYR) seminar to USC students

By FORREST LEE, COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR CAIR-LA Civil Rights Managing Attorney Marwa Rifahie spoke to students at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles during … Read More

‘AM I GOING TO MAKE IT HERE?’: AN IRANIAN WOMAN’S SEARCH FOR SUCCESS IN AMERICA

By Madeline Gray, NPR NextGenRadio Twenty-seven-year-old Hedieh Khajavi arrived in Houston on July 28, 1998. That day, she worried she might not be allowed to … Read More

CAIR-LA Joined Thousands of Participants in the 2019 Women’s Marches in L.A. and O.C.

This past Saturday (Jan. 19), women, men and children from all around the country marched to advocate for human rights, civil liberties, and change in … Read More

Thousands pack streets of downtown Los Angeles for third annual Women’s March

By Ariella Plachta, Los Angeles Daily News An estimated 200,000 demonstrators took to streets of downtown L.A. Saturday morning for the third annual Women’s March Los … Read More

WHY I PROTESTED AT THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER AND GOT ARRESTED

By Hussam Ayloush – published in Muslim Matter After 20 years as a civil rights activist, I was detained for the first time – on … Read More

Al Jabbar sworn in for new term on Anaheim Union High School board of trustees

BY FORREST LEE, COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Al Jabbar was officially sworn in for his third term on the Anaheim Union High School board of trustees on … Read More

Quakers, Rabbis, Imams Protest For Migrant Rights Because ‘Love Knows No Borders’

By Carol Kuruvilla, Huffpost Interfaith leaders have joined forces to protest the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border this week ― many putting their bodies on the … Read More