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700+ to Take Part in California 'Muslim Day at the Capitol' on April 24

On Monday, April 24, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) will host its 6th annual Muslim Day at the Capitol (MDAC) … Read More

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Passage of Anti-Muslim Registry Bill, Immigrant's Rights Bill by State Senate

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the passage of the California … Read More

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Community Groups Celebrate the Signing of San Francisco Anti-Registry Ordinance Into Law

Today, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee hosted a ceremony to celebrate the signing of the San Francisco Anti-Registry (“Non-Cooperation with Identity- Based Registry”) Ordinance into … Read More

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Oakland Privacy Commission Unanimously Endorses New Law Protecting Against FBI Overreach

Oakland Police Department Conveys Its Strong Support Yesterday evening, Oakland took the first step towards enacting a powerful law that would require the Oakland police … Read More

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Good News: SFPD Suspends Participation in the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC), the Council on American-Islamic-Relations, San Francisco Bay Area Office (CAIR-SFBA), the National Lawyer Guild San Francisco Bay Area … Read More

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Civil Rights and Community Groups to Denounce 'Muslim Ban' Executive Orders

Press Conference: January 26 CONTACT: CAIR-SFBA Executive Director Zahra Billoo, 626.252.0885; Elica Vafaie, National Security & Civil Rights Staff Attorney, 415.848.7711; AROC Executive Director Lara … Read More

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Bay Area Sanctuary City Resolutions

In response to the election of Donald Trump, several Bay Area cities and counties passed Resolutions to reaffirm their support for community members at risk … Read More

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Urge State Lawmakers to Support Critical Civil Rights Protections for all Californians

With the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Trump, advocates across California are working proactively to protect our civil liberties. Senior Members of the State Legislative Assembly … Read More

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Action Alert: CAIR Opposes Confirmation of Sen. Sessions as Attorney General

Muslim civil rights group urges senate committee to question AG nominee on anti-Muslim remarks, associations with hate groups, respect for civil rights The Council on … Read More

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CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Decision to End Dormant NSEERS Tracking Program

Civil rights group pledges to challenge any Trump administration attempts to revive Muslim registry The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil … Read More