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From the Civil Rights Desk

A look into some recent complaints received by CAIR’s Northern California offices: Following a minor contract dispute with an independent contractor, a community member became … Read More

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CAIR Withdraws Support for USA FREEDOM Act as Adopted by House

Amended act includes ‘misleading and ambiguous loophole’ requiring companies to provide personal records to government (WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/5/14) — Today the Council on American-Islamic Relations … Read More

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June 2014 Ballot Propositions

CA Prop 41: Veteran Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Background: The federal and state government currently provides home loan assistance to a select number of … Read More

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Scam Alert: Beware of Callers Impersonating Government Agents

The California chapter is one of many CAIR chapters across the country that has recently received complaints in the last few weeks from community members … Read More

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Now Available Online: CAIR-SFBA Releases School Bullying Report

(SANTA CLARA, CA, 12/19/13) — The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today released a first-of-its-kind report documenting bias-based bullying of American … Read More

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U.S. Muslim Group Calls Nelson Mandela's Death a Loss for All Humanity

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said that the death of Nelson Mandela is a … Read More

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CAIR-CA Testifies at State Assembly Civil Rights Hearing

A representative of the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) testified at a state assembly hearing entitled “Diversity in California: A Conversation … Read More