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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

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Aymen Abdel Halim
Leena Saleh

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Gerald Hankerson

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Mohamed Abdelati

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Advisory Board Honorary President
Prof. M Cherif Bassiouni


 

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CAIR-Chicago is seeking an Executive Fellow!


CAIR-Chicago is seeking an Executive Fellow to work closely with its Executive and Deputy Director. Fellows will be assisting in helping the Executive team meet development goals, grant research and writing, aiding with scheduling and event planning, and working on specific tasks as needed.

Executive Fellows must posses strong writing, research, and organizational skills.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Sufyan Sohel, Deputy Director of CAIR-Chicago, at deputydirector@cairchicago.org



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CAIR-Chicago's Communications Department is seeking journalism, audio production, video production, and web design interns in an effort to bring our media outreach efforts to a new level.

We also have operations, government affairs, and public education internships.

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WTTW Chicago Tonight: CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab on NATO’s role in global politics
WTTW Chicago Tonight | April 6, 2012
On April 5th CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director Ahmed Rehab discussed NATO's role on global politics and what it’s alliance means today in an interview on WTTW Channel 11's Chicago Tonight.


Moving of G8 summit fails to move protestors
CAIR-Chicago | April 5, 2012 | By Rana Khatib, Communications Intern
Although President Obama relocated the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David, activists still plan to protest the NATO summit. The G8 summit was planned to take place on May18 and 19 and May 20 and 21 for the NATO summit, since last summer. Activists believe the summit was moved for one reason: fear.


Solidarity and support for Shaima Alawadi
CAIR-Chicago | April 5, 2012 | By Susanne Falenczykowski, Communications Intern
As the investigation continues into the brutal killing of American-Muslim Shaima Alawadi, Americans from all backgrounds stand in solidarity with the victims of crimes fueled by hate.


CAIR-Chicago presents “Understanding Islamophobia” at Purdue University
CAIR-Chicago | April 6, 2012
On Tuesday, April 3rd, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab and Staff Attorney, Rabya Khan, presented “Understanding Islamophobia: Free Speech and Bigotry ” at Purdue University in Calumet, Illinois. Rehab engaged students with a discussion about dispelling stereotypes Islam and Muslims, highlighting the problems of hate and racism.


Khandahar Massacre: Excuses and hypocrisy in media portrayal
CAIR-Chicago | April 9, 2012 | By Agnieszka Karoluk, Communications Intern
When reports first came out that the Khandahar Massacre was a result of a rogue U.S. soldier, Staff Sergeant Robert Bales- everyone wanted to find out why he had done this. However, due to mass media's apologetic portrayal of Bales, people began to wonder: what lead him to do this?


“A Child’s View From Gaza”
CAIR-Chicago | April 10th, 2012 | By Susanne Falenczykowski, Communications Intern
A collection of artwork created by children across Gaza depicting life under occupation has been the subject of controversy and censorship in recent years. Armed with magic markers, crayons, and pencils, the children of Gaza have unleashed their most powerful weapon yet: honest yet brutal images depicting life under occupation through the lens of a child.


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