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CAIR Calls for Prayers, Support for Those in Need During Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Americans of all faiths and backgrounds to offer prayers and to make...

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Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month Recognized by Santa Clara County

August 15, 2017

Yesterday, the County of Santa Clara presented the American Muslim community with a proclamation recognizing August as “Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month”, as designated by the California State Assembly. Assemblymember...

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CAIR-SFBA to Join in Santa Clara County’s Recognition of ‘Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month’

August 14, 2017

Later today, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) will join in a Santa Clara County ceremony to issue a proclamation recognizing August...

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Nominations for the Board of Directors

August 13, 2017

Dear community members and friends, The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) is seeking nominations for its Governing Board. Ideal candidates will strengthen CAIR’s...

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Civil Rights

From the Civil Rights Desk

March 29, 2017

The Civil Rights Department at CAIR-SFBA knew Donald Trump would have a tumultuous first week, but I don’t think anyone anticipated it would be to this level. After nearly a...

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Traveling for the Holidays?

December 23, 2016

Know Your Rights at the Border & at Airports When planning your holiday travel, or any other travel, be sure to check all DHS – TSA regulations and rules on...

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Protecting Civil Liberties In a Trump Presidency

December 20, 2016

Assalamu Alaikum. As 2016 comes to a close, our team is reflecting on the challenges you helped us tackle in this divisive election year and planning for the future.  This...

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From the Civil Rights Desk

December 16, 2016

Did anyone else feel like they were hit by a speeding train this past November? For many American Muslims in the Bay Area, that’s exactly what it felt like. The...

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Government

Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month Recognized by Santa Clara County

August 15, 2017

Yesterday, the County of Santa Clara presented the American Muslim community with a proclamation recognizing August as “Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month”, as designated by the California State Assembly. Assemblymember...

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CAIR-SFBA to Join in Santa Clara County’s Recognition of ‘Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month’

August 14, 2017

Later today, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) will join in a Santa Clara County ceremony to issue a proclamation recognizing August...

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Fremont City Council to Recognize Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month

July 17, 2017

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) will join the Fremont City Council this Tuesday, July 18 at 7:00 PM as they present...

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Oakland City Council to Vote on Law Protecting Against FBI Overreach

July 16, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, the Oakland City Council will consider approving a powerful new law aimed at restoring Oakland control of Oakland resources, the “Ordinance for Transparency for City Participation...

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In the News

Immigrant Rights Groups Rally For California Protection

December 19, 2016

Trump has indicated his immigration policy will be extreme. Among other things, Trump has called for a wall to be built along the Mexican border, the deportation of millions of...

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San Jose residents to Muslims: you belong here

December 2, 2016

“After the election I’ve felt a strong need to stand up for all the members of our community, not just for the people that are exactly like me,” said Erica...

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Police investigating hate-filled letter sent to South Bay Islamic center

November 25, 2016

Officers were dispatched to the Evergreen Islamic Center on Ruby Avenue at 7:10 p.m. Thursday on report of suspicious circumstances surrounding the letter. The San Jose Police Department’s assault unit,...

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San Francisco’s Japantown holds vigil against hate, concern about Muslim registry

November 22, 2016

People came together in San Francisco’s Japantown on Tuesday night to hold a vigil against hate. It comes after divisive rhetoric that was used during the presidential campaign and after...

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