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A Biden Judge Would Be the First-Ever Muslim on the Federal Bench. Some Muslims Are Furious.

“Zahra Billoo, a civil rights lawyer and the executive director for Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco, said too much was unknown about Quraishi. “Just … Read More

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Santa Clara County Mosques Create Safety Protocols in Preparation for Ramadan

“Blossom Valley Muslim Community Center is another San Jose mosque that will have its doors open this Ramadan. Because of social distancing and the limited … Read More

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CAIR Demands Changes After Muslim Woman Was Deprived of Head Covering in Santa Clara County Jail

One of the region’s preeminent Muslim-rights groups is demanding immediate policy and training changes based on a woman’s account that her hijab was forcibly removed … Read More

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How to Be an Ally: What You Can Do as a Bystander to Race-Based Harassment or Violence

In fact, confronting the perpetrator is likely to backfire, said Courtney Mangus, a programs manager for CAIR California, a civil rights advocacy group that offers workshops … Read More

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Commonwealth Club Event Goes Forward, Despite CAIR Criticism of ‘Anti-Muslim’ Speakers

Commonwealth Club virtual event went forward on Feb. 11 despite heavy criticism from the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which charged the two speakers with holding … Read More

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Bay Area Muslims praise Biden for reversing travel ban enacted by Trump administration

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said this reversal by the Biden administration is the culmination of years of … Read More

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‘I Can Breathe Again’: Affected Families Celebrate The End Of The Muslim Ban

“Today we correct the course of so many disrupted lives, in the U.S. and across the world. Tens of thousands of impacted individuals will now … Read More

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‘Disturbed’: Bay Area Muslim community appalled after prayer app reportedly tracks, sells user data

“The US government is obtaining private and personal information about American Muslims under the guise of national security and surveillance. They have a long track … Read More

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Biden must keep Day One promise to end cruel Muslim bans

An op-ed by our Communications Coordinator, Zoha Raza! Read via SF Chronicle  

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Leaked Location Data Shows Another Muslim Prayer App Tracking Users

“Government agencies must immediately stop acquiring user data from popular Muslim digital applications to surveil, spy on or otherwise target the Muslim community in the … Read More