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Executive Director
Ahmed Rehab

Deputy Director
Sufyan Sohel

Civil Rights Director
Christina Abraham

Litigation Director
Kevin Vodak, Esq.

Staff Attorney
Rabya Khan

Communications Coordinators
Aymen Abdel Halim
Leena Saleh

Outreach Coordinator
Gerald Hankerson

Operations Coordinator
Mohamed Abdelati

Board of Directors Chairman
Mazen Kudaimi, MD

Advisory Board Honorary President
Prof. M Cherif Bassiouni


 
Speaker lineup to be announced soon! RSVP for our 8th Annual Banquet today!
CAIR-Chicago | February 16, 2012
Our 8th Annual Banquet is set to take place on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Please show your support and RSVP today!


Rehab at ICIRR’S “One Nation, One Dream” Immigration Integration Summit
CAIR-Chicago | February 7, 2012 | By Agnieszka Karoluk, Communications Intern
Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago and ICIRR board member, spoke on a panel at the summit titled, “Framing the debate: Preaching beyond the choir.”


Communications Coordinators present on media and Islam at DePaul University
CAIR-Chicago | February 9, 2012
On February 6th, Communications Coordinators Aymen Abdel Halim and Amina Sharif presented a lecture on Islam and the media for a class at DePaul University in Lincoln Park.


Bashar Al-Assad: The Denial of a Dictator
CAIR-Chicago | February 15, 2012 | By Dima Ansari, Communications Intern
In a December 2011 interview with Barbara Walters, Assad’s calm exterior reflected not his discomfort about the probing questions he was being asked, but that he is a very capable liar—or that he lives in his own fantasy world.


NYPD secret document leaked, reveals targeting of Iranian and Palestinian communities
CAIR-Chicago | January 27, 2012 | By Agnieszka Karoluk, Communications Intern
According to the AP article released on February 2, 2012 the NYPD Secret Intelligence Strategy Report for the Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, titled “US-Iran Conflict: The Threat to New York City.”


The Religion of Politics: The Unity of Church and State
CAIR-Chicago | February 15, 2012 | By Susanne Falenczykowski, Communications Intern
Politicians are using Christianity as a religious tool to gain votes and advance their own agendas, while other religions such as Islam suffer the consequences.


Myths and Realities about Muslim Women: Part I


CAIR-Chicago
| February 15, 2012 | By Aabeda Masra, Communications Intern and Mansour Aljunadydil, Research Intern
While negative stereotypes of Muslim women are perpetuated through the media, it becomes important to challenge them. This article is the first in a two-part series that dispels common myths that skew the public's perception of Muslim women.


Religious equality means both kosher and halal meals
CAIR-Chicago | February 8, 2012 | By Rana Khatib, Communications Intern
While kosher meals for the Jewish community are taken into consideration by politicians, halal meals for Muslims are essentially not discussed.


ACTA: International Online Censorship
CAIR-Chicago | February 7, 2012 | By Dima Ansari, Communications Intern
On February 4, approximately 2,000 people marched in protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


Webb Foundation Benefit Banquet & Concert - Saturday February 18
CAIR-Chicago | February 15, 2012
CAIR-Chicago is proud to sponsor the Webb Foundation's benefit banquet and concert starring Dawud Wharnsby Ali on Saturday, February 18 at Waterford Banquets in Elmhurst, IL. Please join the Webb Foundation in a wonderful night celebrating Muslim culture, music, and friends!


CAIR-Chicago Now Offering Audio & Video Production Internships
CAIR-Chicago | February 15, 2012
Starting immediately, we are offering audio production, video production, and web design internships in an effort to bring our outreach efforts to a new level.








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