A Conversation with Imam Sundiata Rashid of Lighthouse Mosque

Brother Sundiata Rashid talks with CAIR Volunteer Emily Galpern about his work at the Lighthouse Mosque, how he makes Jummah talks relevant to our times, … Read More

My Experience as a Uyghur Muslim

This interview was written anonymously to protect the safety of the author. As a result of the suppression of Uyghur Muslim voices in China, the … Read More

Take a Stand with NISA: Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021 

Interview with Faiza Ghafoor (Executive Director of North American Islamic Shelter for the Abused) with supporting information provided by Saha Jamshed (NISA’s Client Services Manager), … Read More

Paving the Way for Future Activists in Education

Maimona Afzal Berta, a Special Education Teacher in the Alum Rock School District writes about her journey to becoming Board President at Franklin-McKinley School District … Read More

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A Conversation on Solidarity of Japanese Americans and Muslim Communities

Sixteen years ago, the Florin Japanese American Citizen League (JACL) began organizing annual pilgrimages to Manzanar, one of the U.S. concentration camps where Japanese Americans … Read More

The Art of Mastering a Ramadan in 2021

Dr. Rania Awaad shares her personal experiences and reflections on how to navigate a meaningful Ramadan in our current social climate. Dr. Rania Awaad is … Read More

El Halal Amigos: Connecting Culture and Community

From burritos to tacos, as well as the special “Birra Wednesdays” (a beef stew that is slow-cooked resulting in tender beef for tacos and a … Read More

Advocacy for Immigration Relief During COVID-19

Amber Muhammad, a recent graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law and newly practicing attorney, was a Post-bar legal fellow at CAIR San Francisco Bay … Read More

Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Muslim Community

A former CAIR-SFBA intern discusses the work of the Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab and its contributions to the Muslim community Aneeqa Abid navigates her … Read More

Activism Through the Lens of a Shi’a Muslim Identity

An Interview with Zahra Abbas, with Emily Galpern, Senior Editor of CAIR Stories Zahra Abbas is a 20-year-old UC Davis student pursuing a degree in … Read More