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CAIR-LA WELCOMES EVACUATION OF CALIFORNIA DOCTORS FROM GAZA, CALLS FOR SAFETY OF REMAINING MEDICAL WORKERS

Photo Credit: Palestinian American Medical Association (LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/20/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed the news that … Read More

CAIR CALLS ON 400+ UNIVERSITY LEADERS TO STOP TARGETING ANTI-GENOCIDE PROTESTERS AND ENABLING ISLAMOPHOBIA, ANTI-PALESTINIAN RACISM

In new report “Hostile,” CAIR documents how universities have smeared and silenced students speaking in support of Palestinian human rights. The Council on American-Islamic Relations … Read More

CAIR-LA CONDEMNS PRO-ISRAEL MOB’S VIOLENT ATTACK ON UCLA ANTI-GENOCIDE STUDENT ENCAMPMENT

Photo Credit: Trevor Jackson (LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/1/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today strongly condemned violent attacks by a mob … Read More

700+ CALIFORNIA MUSLIMS ATTEND CAIR-CA’S 13TH ANNUAL MUSLIM DAY AT THE CAPITOL

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/30/2024) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said over 700 Muslim community members, religious … Read More

WHERE TO FIND THE CAIR-SV/CC TEAM THIS RAMADAN

During Ramadan, CAIR-SV/CC staff can be found at masajid throughout the Sacramento Valley and Central California regions starting from Isha until after Taraweeh, with Executive … Read More

HOW CAIR-CA IS ADVOCATING FOR YOUR RIGHTS IN 2024

In 2024, CAIR-CA is focusing it’s advocacy efforts on a wide range of issues, including sponsoring three bills. Join CAIR-CA for the 13th Annual Muslim … Read More

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PRIMARY ELECTION 2024: BALLOT MEASURE AND PROPOSITION VOTER GUIDE

As a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization, CAIR-SV/CC cannot endorse candidates for office or advocate for party preference. However, it can make recommendations on ballot measures … Read More

OVER 60 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HAVE CALLED FOR A CEASEFIRE IN GAZA

WHAT’S HAPPENING A recent national poll shows that 66% of American voters support a ceasefire in Gaza. Despite this, the majority of elected officials have been reluctant … Read More

CAIR-LA WELCOMES EVACUATION OF CALIFORNIA DOCTORS FROM GAZA, CALLS FOR SAFETY OF REMAINING MEDICAL WORKERS

Photo Credit: Palestinian American Medical Association (LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/20/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed the news that … Read More

CAIR CALLS ON 400+ UNIVERSITY LEADERS TO STOP TARGETING ANTI-GENOCIDE PROTESTERS AND ENABLING ISLAMOPHOBIA, ANTI-PALESTINIAN RACISM

In new report “Hostile,” CAIR documents how universities have smeared and silenced students speaking in support of Palestinian human rights. The Council on American-Islamic Relations … Read More

CAIR-LA CONDEMNS PRO-ISRAEL MOB’S VIOLENT ATTACK ON UCLA ANTI-GENOCIDE STUDENT ENCAMPMENT

Photo Credit: Trevor Jackson (LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/1/2024) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today strongly condemned violent attacks by a mob … Read More

700+ CALIFORNIA MUSLIMS ATTEND CAIR-CA’S 13TH ANNUAL MUSLIM DAY AT THE CAPITOL

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/30/2024) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said over 700 Muslim community members, religious … Read More

CAIR-SV/CC Director Interviewed on Shooting of Palestinian Students, Rise in Islamophobia (Video)

Our Executive Director, Basim Elkarra, was interviewed on the shooting of three Palestinian students and the rise in anti-Muslim bigotry in the past two months. … Read More

Afghan couple’s escape highlights risks facing professional women

By Deepa Fernandes (Article link here: Afghan couple’s escape highlights risks facing professional women) Stephen Lam / The Chronicle Attorney Layli Shirani represents an Afghan … Read More

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California appoints first Muslim chaplain to legislature

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) also lauded Khan’s appointment as “historic.” “We thank Speaker Rendon for this historic appointment and … Read More

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CAIR aims to build and expand bridges of understanding between the American Muslim community and the community at large using a two-pronged approach. The first, … Learn More

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CAIR has always believed that in order to secure a brighter future for our communities, investments must be made in providing our youth with the tools … Learn More

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Through various programs, CAIR facilitates opportunities to engage with government bodies, to influence public policy by meeting with elected officials, and to advocate for legislation … Learn More

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Civil rights advocacy remains at the center of CAIR’s work. CAIR has served more than 25,000 victims of discrimination since its founding. Our California offices … Learn More

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