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Executive Director
Ahmed Rehab

Civil Rights Director
Christina Abraham

Outreach Coordinator
Gerald Hankerson

Communications Coordinators
Amina Sharif
Lyndsey Stemm

Staff Attorney
Kevin Vodak, Esq.

Operations Coordinators
Hiba Hammadi

Developement Coordinator
Ryan Hilliard

Board of Directors
Mazen Kudaimi, MD - President

Advisory Board
Prof. M Cherif Bassiouni - Honorary President


 

Join Us for Illinois Muslim Action Day in Springfield, Illinois
CAIR-Chicago | February 28, 2011
The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) is organizing a statewide day of action for the Muslim community. Join CAIR-Chicago and thousands of Illinois Muslims in visiting our Capitol and speaking to our state legislators.


Ahmed Rehab Returns from Egypt
CAIR-Chicago | March 1, 2011
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab has returned from an unforgettable visit to Egypt. Rehab reached Cairo just a couple days before the historic revolution began. Read about Ahmed's adventures on his blog!


Christina Abraham Speaks at Midwest Regional Conference of Committee to Stop FBI Repression
CAIR-Chicago | February 28, 2011
Christina Abraham discussed the FBI's activities in the Muslim community and complaints CAIR-Chicago receives regarding FBI intimidation.


Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif Gives Presentation at DePaul University
CAIR-Chicago | February 24, 2011
Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif spoke to a DePaul University class last week on the history of Muslims in America and contemporary issues faced by American Muslims.


Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson Appointed to Board of ARISE Chicago
CAIR-Chicago | February 24, 2011
Gerald Hankerson joined the Board of Directors of ARISE Chicago. He will serve as a Muslim representative in its Faith and Labor Solidarity Program.


Outreach Coordinator and Communication Coordinator give presentation at Methodist church
CAIR-Chicago | February 22, 2011
Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif and Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson gave a presentation on Muslims in America and common misconceptions about Islam to the congregants of First United Methodist Church in Western Springs.


Calling Muslim & Jewish Artists! Cafe Finjan 2011 Coming Soon
CAIR-Chicago | February 23, 2011
Are you a Muslim or Jewish artist who believes in the transformative power of art? Showcase your talent at Cafˇ Finjan 2011! The theme of this yearÕs Cafˇ Finjan is ŅChicago Crossroads,Ó emphasizing the crossroads we face in the cityÕs political scene, as well as the crossroads of ethnicities, cultures and religions that make our city great.


Amina Sharif to Speak at MCC of Greater Rockford - 3/5/11
CAIR-Chicago | February 24, 2011
Amina Sharif is a featured speaker at the Muslim Community Center of Greater Rockford's annual Muslim Women's Day.


ACTION ALERT: Attend Rally to Support People of Libya 2/26/11
CAIR-Chicago | February 24, 2011
Join us to support the people of Libya as they fight to end Qadafi's 40-year dictatorship and struggle for freedom and democracy.


PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-Chicago Finds DuPage County Board Ruling ŅUnacceptableÓ
CAIR-Chicago Press Center | February 8, 2011
CAIR-Chicago denounced a vote by the DuPage County board to reject a requested height variance that would have allowed the construction of a minaret and dome at a proposed mosque on 91st Street in unincorporated Willowbrook. A decision on whether to allow the construction of the Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America (MECCA) has still not been made.


MSNBC, The Ed Show: Ahmed Rehab Discusses What Needs To Happen In Egypt
MSNBC | February 11, 2011
Ahmed Rehab talks to Ed Schultz about whatÕs happening in Egypt shortly after Mubarak said he would not step down, as well as what needs to be done in the country in order for a peaceful revolution to be successful.


CBS 2: Amina Sharif Comments on Possible Power Shift In Egypt
CBS 2 | February 11, 2011
Amina Sharif refutes the idea that EgyptÕs Muslim Brotherhood would change Egypt into a radical Islamic state and go against the 1979 peace treaty with Israel.


Ahmed Rehab on MSNBC, Anticipating MubarakÕs Resignation
MSNBC | February 10, 2011
Ahmed Rehab talks to MSNBC from Tahrir Square as Egyptians, and the whole world, wait for MubarakÕs resignation.


CBS 2: CAIR-Chicago and Egyptian Supporters Stunned By MubarakÕs Speech
CBS 2 | February 10, 2011
American supporters of the Egyptian Revolution are deeply disappointed by MubarakÕs refusal to step down as President. CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinators shared how upset they were with the Egyptian PresidentÕs decision, and their hopes for a peaceful resolution.


MSNBC, The Ed Show: Ahmed Rehab Discusses the Latest Developments in Egypt
MSNBC, The Ed Show | February 3, 2011
ŅWhat I can tell you is that one of the demands of this revolution was change. People want democracy. They want freedom. They want human rights,Ó said Ahmed Rehab.

ŅThey want transparency in government. And they want an end to the politically corrupt atmosphere that really permeates many levels of government. Not just at the very top, but through all levels.Ó




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