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Santa Clara County DA Dismisses Cases Involving Officers Who Posted Racist Facebook Messages

“I wear a head scarf,” said Zahra Billoo of the Council on American Islamic Relations. “I think twice about calling the police. In fact, I … Read More

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CAIR-SFBA Expresses Solidarity with Jewish and Azerbaijani Communities After Hate Vandalism

The Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area office (CAIR-SFBA) today expresses solidarity with the Jewish community following neo-Nazi vandalism targeting Oakland’s Temple Sinai and the Azerbaijani … Read More

2020 Legislative Agenda Update

Dear Community Members and Friends,  This was a challenging legislative cycle. The COVID-19 Pandemic hit after much of our work had begun and caused both our elected … Read More

From the Civil Rights Desk

As’Salaamu Alaikum,  During the month of September, CAIR-SFBA’s legal team including attorneys and law clerks continued assisting clients through consultations and direct legal services for issues including but not limited to: immigration application fee increases, unemployment insurance assistance, and … Read More

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Santa Clara County DA Dismisses Cases Involving Officers Who Posted Racist Facebook Messages

“I wear a head scarf,” said Zahra Billoo of the Council on American Islamic Relations. “I think twice about calling the police. In fact, I … Read More

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Rally in San Jose Draws Attention to Effort to Restore Affirmative Action

Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area Office, said the proposition would correct some wrongs of the past. … Read More

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CAIR-SFBA Government Relations Coordinator, Sameena Usman, Tabling At A Community Event

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CAIR seeks to educate American Muslims about their rights so that they may fully engage in all aspects of civic life. CAIR also works with … Learn More

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