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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


 


Upcoming Events!

Saturday, April 28th:
Zaytuna College celebrates another year of success. Join CAIR-Chicago at their annual fundraising dinner

Saturday, April 28th:
Executive Director Ahmed Rehab to speak at Amnesty International's Get On The Bus for Human Rights demonstration

Thursday, May 3rd:
M. Salahuddin Khan presents "America, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Pathology of a Relationship" at the CAIR-Chicago Gallery



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


Apply for a summer internship today!

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

Visit our website to find out more and apply today!


Profiling injustice: The End Racial Profiling Act
CAIR-Chicago | April 25, 2012 | By Susanne Falenczykowski, Communications Intern
Last week, the U.S. Senate hosted a congressional hearing on the End Racial Profiling Act - a bill that would eliminate racial, ethnic and religious profiling by federal, state or local law enforcement officials.


Outreach Coordinator presents Philippines Youth Leadership Program at NIU
CAIR-Chicago | April 25, 2012
CAIR-Chicago's Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson presented “Practical skills for transforming civil society; integrating faith, diversity and social action.” for PYLP on April 18th.


M. Salahuddin Khan presents “America, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Pathology of a Relationship” on May 3rd
On Thursday May 3rd, author and expert on American-Af-Pak issues M. Salahuddin Khan, will give a presentation called “America, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Pathology of a Relationship”.


The problem with the Tarek Mehanna verdict
CAIR-Chicago | April 25, 2012 | By Uzma Mushtaq, Communications Intern
On April 12, 2012, in what will inevitably go down as a historic sentencing statement, Tarek Mehanna stated that 4 years ago, he was approached by two federal agents who told him that he had two options; either become an informant for the government or end up in prison on charges of terrorism.


SOPA and PIPA’s new face threatens civil liberties
CAIR-Chicago | April 25, 2012 | By Mohamed Abdelati, Operations Coordinator
CISPA has nearly the same threats to privacy that were introduced in SOPA/PIPA and even more. In addition to violating rights of privacy and internet usage, the CISPA bill contributes to a growing trend of stripping American citizens of their rights.


Understanding modesty – a look at Muslim women
CAIR-Chicago | April 25, 2012 | By Aabeda Masra, Communications Intern
While the misperception that hijab is oppressive to Muslim women exists, the true meaning of hijab suggests the opposite. Hijab is widely deemed as liberating to Muslim women – freeing them from the objectification of their bodies.


Understanding modesty – a look at Muslim men
CAIR-Chicago | April 25th, 2012 | By Aabeda Masra, Communications Intern
What does modesty mean for Muslim men? How is it similar or different from Muslim women? Taking a closer look at religious practice it becomes apparent that contrary to misguided perceptions, modesty in Islam is incumbent on all Muslims.


Activists commemorate Palestinian Prisoner’s Day with solidarity fast
CAIR-Chicago | April 25th, 2012
The Chicago Movement for Palestinian Rights (CMPR) held their “Hungry for Justice” dinner and discussion in CAIR-Chicago’s Gallery on April 17th to commemorate Palestinian Prisoner’s Day.


Muslim women athletes break stereotypes
CAIR-Chicago | April 25th, 2012 | By Rana Khatib, Communications Intern
The increase in Muslim women athletes, particularly those who wear the hijab help in breaking the stereotype placed on Muslim women, while also paving the way for other Muslim women to participate in sports they love.


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