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FBI launches vandalism investigation at Sacramento Black church after series of hate crimes

Since the latest incident, Grizzell says she has heard from other pastors offering support, and notes that Sacramento’s chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations immediately denounced … Read More

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Deputies investigate racist vandalism at North Highlands church

Friday, the Sacramento Valley Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a statement condemning the racist words and expressed solidarity with the Christian … Read More

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Marketing CEO in town for business calls Fresno bartender a racial slur, video shows

The Central California office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations on Thursday condemned what Outreach Director Sukaina Hussain called a “sickening racist tirade.” “To endanger … Read More

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Does this Fresno police contract help victimize poor people of color? Critics say yes

Several community organizations — including the Central Valley Urban Institute, Fresno Barrios Unidos, Council on American Islamic Relations, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center, … Read More

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Immigration Advocates Hail SCOTUS Ruling on DACA, But Push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Sukaina Hussain, Central California Outreach Director of Council on American Islamic Relations, also said she was pleased with the June 18 Supreme Court decision. “Trump … Read More

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‘I don’t have to keep worrying’: California DACA recipients celebrate Supreme Court ruling

Kalin Kipling-Mojaddedi, communications manager of the Sacramento office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, tapes signs on a car at Crocker Park in downtown Sacramento … Read More

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A California city named for a Confederate general considers changing its name

“We can’t continue honoring and uplifting the names of those who were willing to tear this country apart to defend the scourge of slavery,” said … Read More

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Statements of Support

Many local businesses and nonprofits have issued formal statements in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and some of the statements … Read More

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Invisible, Undercounted & Disenfranchised

“We had a food bank event for the Middle Eastern and Muslim community in south Sacramento that attracted more than 2,000 families who came by … Read More

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California’s MENA Populations & the 2020 Census

Basim Elkarra, CAIR, Sacramento, said he and his group’s partners are doing their best to remind people that they have a right to stand up … Read More