CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Kenyatta Bakeer

CAIR-LA is pleased to feature Hajjah Kenyatta Bakeer as the SoCal Muslim of the Week. Kenyatta Bakeer-Allgood was raised with a foundation of Islam, education … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Malek Bendlehoum

CAIR-LA is pleased to feature Malek Bendelhoum as the SoCal Muslim of the Week: At 26, he became the youngest associate director of the influential … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Jihad Saafir

The discussion began more than six years ago, when Imam Jihad Saafir, his wife, Garland, and a group of parents debated how they could start … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Donald Bakeer

CAIR-LA is pleased to feature Donald Bakeer as the SoCal Muslim of the Week: He suffers from post-traumatic syndrome disease, but it hasn’t prevented Donald … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Azizah Ali

Attending a historically black college and university (HBCU) changed Azizah Ali-Regan’s life. “I had a wonderful college experience,” says Ali-Regan, a graduate of Virginia State … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Marya Bangee

Marya Bangee is the executive director of Harness, an organization that promotes stories of marginalized communities in popular culture. She is also founder and chief … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Dr. Khaled M. Abou El Fadl

Fighting Islamophobia, contesting the Muslim ban and continuing to protest the injustices and ignorance promoted by the Trump administration and his ilk are among the … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Zulakha Sheikh

Zulakha Sheikh is passionate about education. She caught the bug as an undergrad at the University of California, Irvine, where she worked as a discussion … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Farrah Khan

Just before she went to bed on election night, Farrah Khan was convinced she had lost in her bid for the Irvine City Council. “About … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Ahmad Almutawa

Ahmad Almutawa’s passion is helping kids expand their minds. “I love impacting their lives and making a positive change in my students’ lives,” Almutawa says. … Read More