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WHAT IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ADVOCATES ARE SAYING ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT’S TRAVEL BAN RULING

CAIR Sacramento Valley Executive Director Basim Elkarra lends his voice as civil rights leaders decry the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Muslim Ban on Tuesday, … Read More

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American Rights Groups Slam US Supreme Court For Trump Travel Ban Ruling

The US Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from mostly Muslim countries has triggered an uproar from human rights groups … Read More

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SENATE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE APPROVES CONTINUATION OF BILL RESTRICTING USE OF FORCE

About 30 minutes of the hearing was taken up by testimony from people supporting AB 931. Several people who gave testimony were family members of … Read More

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Muslims Continue Iftar Tradition At California State Capitol

For the past 14 years, Muslims have gathered at the California State Capitol for one day during Ramadan to break their day-long fast. Monday night, … Read More

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Muslim Day at the Capitol Brings Constituents, Legislators Together

More than 600 students and others from across California descended on Sacramento April 23 for the seventh annual “Muslim Day at the Capitol” hosted by … Read More

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Looking to donate to help Stephon Clark’s family?

Because Stephon was Muslim, the Council on American Islamic Relations [CAIR], started a LaunchGood campaign, to support Clark’s children, Aiden and Cairo. Their goal is to raise … Read More

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Matt Barnes, Community Leaders Host Rally Calling for Unity and Action in Response to Stephon Clark’s Death

Basim Elkarra, with CAIR Sacramento, joined the stage with Clark’s two sons, their mom Salena and her father Raj Manni to reiterate the importance of … Read More

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Faith Community Looks For Common Ground On Stephon Clark Protests

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento’s faith community coming together Wednesday night to address the public’s concerns over the shooting death of Stephon Clark. An interfaith town … Read More

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Hundreds search for solutions after Stephon Clark’s police shooting death

Hundreds gathered at Sacramento’s SALAM Islamic Center Wednesday to discuss the shooting death of Stephon Clark and to look for solutions to prevent similar deaths … Read More

Town Hall Prompted by Stephon Clark Shooting Calls for Community to Fight Injustice

In one of the most peaceful gatherings of protesters since the March 18 shooting of 22-year-old Stephon Clark by police officers in south Sacramento, a … Read More