BIRE Program Story Series: How SAPS’ Amna Elsayed Empowers Sudanese American Youth Through Education

By Siraj Bajwa The BIRE (Black Immigrants and Refugee Equity) Program Story Series is a storytelling effort accompanying the BIRE program aiming to highlight and … Read More

Zeyad Ramadan swimming

“We Don’t Have to Compromise:” How CAIR-LA Secured This Competitive Swimmer’s Right to Religious Freedom

By Siraj Bajwa On a normal day, before a typical swim meet, competitive swimmer Zeyad Ramadan makes a decision that would end up changing his … Read More

U.S. Senate Once Again Fails To Pass the Afghan Adjustment Act

What’s Happening On July 14, the Afghan Adjustment Act (AAA) was reintroduced in the U.S. Senate as an amendment to the 2024 National Defense Authorization … Read More

SB 403

California Caste Discrimination Bill Unanimously Passes Through the Assembly Judiciary Committee

Dear Community,  We are thrilled to announce the successful and unanimous passage of SB 403, authored by Senator Aisha Wahab, sponsored by Equality Labs, and … Read More

Where To Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr 2023 in Southern California

[Updated April 28, 2023] Wondering where to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with your family and friends this year? We’ve compiled a list of celebrations so that … Read More

Eid Accomodation Request

How To Request off From School or Work To Celebrate Eid

Can you believe Ramadan is almost over, and Eid Al-Fitr is just around the corner? This year, Eid will most likely fall on Friday, April … Read More

People gather at the Islamic Center of Orange County Mosque before sunset during Ramadan. After the sun sets, snacks are distributed, followed by a 10-minute prayer.

What To Do if Your Masjid Is Approached by Protestors This Ramadan

This Ramadan, mosques may be approached by Islamophobic protestors or individuals proselytizing to Muslims encouraging them to leave Islam. CAIR-LA has developed this handout of … Read More

Your Right To Religious Accommodation This Ramadan

Know Your Rights at Work and School This Ramadan This Ramadan, CAIR-LA wants to provide our community with all the information they will need regarding … Read More

EOY 2022

Thank You for Your Support in 2022!

You Helped Us Make 2022 One of Our Busiest and Most Productive Years. Dear CAIR-LA Supporter, Assalaamu Alaykum! I am so blessed and grateful to Allah … Read More

Women in Afghanistan

CAIR-LA Response to the Taliban Suspending University Education for Afghan Women

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, Afghanistan’s Taliban-led government suspended university education for women in the country. Since the United State’s expedited withdrawal and the Taliban’s subsequent takeover in … Read More