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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


 
Join us for some exciting upcoming events at the Gallery!

- Find out more about FBI repression of activists at “Guilty by Activism, The Use of Grand Juries: Punishing Dissent tonight in CAIR-Chicago’s Gallery at 6:00pm.

- Learn about Kashmir at a presentation Kashmir: History, Context, and Consequences on March 20th at 6:00pm in the CAIR-Chicago Gallery.

- Help us honor our own Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, at North Park University where he'll be named “Man of Excellence” on March 22nd at 5:00pm.



CAIR-Chicago Advocates for Civil Rights on Capitol Hill
CAIR-Chicago | March 14, 2012
On March 5th and 6th, CAIR-Chicago participated in CAIR’s 6th Annual Advocacy Days on Capitol Hill. Leaders from more than 20 CAIR offices from across the nation met with Congressional offices representing their home states.


New Anti-Trespassing Law Could be Dangerous for Activists
CAIR-Chicago | March 14, 2012 | By Agnieszka Karoluk, Communications Intern
Reflecting back on a tumultuous year of Occupy movements and the Arab Spring, the U.S. government has found many opportunities to pass not one, but two new anti-protesting laws. After becoming familiar with legal jargon pertaining to space, protesting, and first amendment rights – one would think the U.S. government was finished hassling activists. This could not be further from the truth.


The Cyber War on Islam
CAIR-Chicago | March 14, 2012
As more and more Americans use the Internet, anti-Muslim sentiment has found a new platform to spread hate and bigotry. As a result, Muslims have taken to the web to combat this prejudice, and present a more fair, accurate and diverse image of Islam.


CAIR-Chicago staff conduct sensitivity training at Greyhound
CAIR-Chicago | March 14, 2012
CAIR-Chicago’s Staff Attorney Rabya Khan and Communications Coordinators Aymen Abdel Halim and Leena Saleh visited Greyhound employees on March 12th and 13th to deliver cultural awareness presentations in an effort to improve customer relations and to gain a better understanding of the American-Muslim community.


The impact of surveillance programs on the American-Muslim community
CAIR-Chicago | March 15th, 2012 | By Uzma Mushtaq, Communications Intern
Due to NYPD surveillance tactics, a feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some Muslims distrustful of others in their own community. The impact of this is already being felt within various Muslim organizations in New York where attendance is noticeably down in mosques and political discussion among students has been stifled.


Myths and Realities about Muslim Women: Part II
CAIR-Chicago | March 14, 2012 | By Aabeda Masra, Communications Intern
While negative stereotypes of Muslim women are perpetuated through the media, it becomes important to challenge them. This article is the second in a two-part series that dispels common myths that skew the public's perception of Muslim women.


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