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CAIR-SD Uplifts Imam Hassane as the Right Candidate for the Leon Williams Human Relations Commission

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 02/13/24) – The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) today calls for Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer to meet with … Read More

Over 100 CA Muslim Organizations Publish Joint Open Letter to Governor Newsom and Congressional Officials Urging Support for Ceasefire in Gaza

(SACRAMENTO, CA – 11/21/2023) – The California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), along with more than 100 Muslim community organizations, today sent … Read More

#Ceasefire NOW! Here’s How You Can Take Action

Dear CAIR-SD Supporter,  CAIR San Diego unequivocally stands with the people of Gaza, advocates for an immediate #ceasefire, and demands urgent humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza. To … Read More

Bullying Report 2023

CAIR-CA’s surveys have shown that 40-50% of Muslim students have consistently reported being bullied over the past decade. In CAIR-CA’s most recent survey, nearly half … Read More

Over 100 CA Muslim Organizations Publish Joint Open Letter to Governor Newsom and Congressional Officials Urging Support for Ceasefire in Gaza

(SACRAMENTO, CA – 11/21/2023) – The California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), along with more than 100 Muslim community organizations, today sent … Read More

#Ceasefire NOW! Here’s How You Can Take Action

Dear CAIR-SD Supporter,  CAIR San Diego unequivocally stands with the people of Gaza, advocates for an immediate #ceasefire, and demands urgent humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza. To … Read More

Bullying Report 2023

CAIR-CA’s surveys have shown that 40-50% of Muslim students have consistently reported being bullied over the past decade. In CAIR-CA’s most recent survey, nearly half … Read More

PALESTINE RESOURCE GUIDE

The CAIR-CA staff and board express their heartfelt condolences and mourn with the families who have lost loved ones in the Israeli assault on Gaza. As … Read More

CAIR-SD Calls for Hate Incident Investigation into Vandalism of San Diego Mosque  

(SAN DIEGO, CA – 10/12/2023) – The San Diego office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, California chapter has called for an investigation into a recent … Read More

Jewish and Muslim Organizations Condemn LA County School Districts’ Biased Political Statements in Support of Israel

The organizations also called on elected officials to meet with human rights advocates to gain a deeper and more balanced perspective.   The Greater Los Angeles … Read More

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

CAIR-CA WELCOMES CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE’S COMMITMENT TO INCLUSIVITY AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AS MDAC BILLS PASS FIRST CHAMBER 

(SACRAMENTO, CA – 6/7/2023) – The California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) welcomed the successful, unanimous and bipartisan passage of SB 309 and … Read More

Community leaders highlight hate crime problem, explore solutions during North County panel

San Diego Union Tribune By Lauren J. Mapp VISTA —  Dozens of community members attended a panel event Saturday afternoon that addressed the issue of hate crimes … Read More

CAIR-CA WELCOMES THE STATE ASSEMBLY’S RECOGNITION OF AUGUST AS MUSLIM AMERICAN APPRECIATION AND AWARENESS MONTH

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 8/24/2022) – The California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today welcomed House Resolution 130 (HR 130) authored by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) to recognize the … Read More

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Opinion: Harm to Arabs and Muslims continues to be sidelined in San Diego

Do Americans privilege some victims over others? Does this favoritism create a hierarchy to enable retaliation against everyone? We recently experienced a twisted version of … Read More

Report: 56% of Muslim Students in California Feel Unsafe in Their Schools

A survey of Muslim students in California by the Council on American-Islamic Relations found that 56% of respondents felt unsafe, unwelcome, or uncomfortable at school because of … Read More

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Outreach & Education

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

Youth Empowerment

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

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At CAIR, we strive to nurture a culture of civic engagement. Through its various programs, CAIR facilitates opportunities to engage with public institutions, to influence … 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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