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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!

Wednesday, May 16th:
Join Professor Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud as he presents on “Islam and Muslims in Indonesia and Malaysia" at the CAIR-Chicago Gallery



CAIR-Chicago is seeking Executive Interns!

CAIR-Chicago is seeking an Executive Interns to work closely with its Executive and Deputy Director.

Interns 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 Interns must posses strong research, writing, and organizational skills. Grant Research/Writing Experience strongly preferred!

Internships are unpaid and require a 12 hour per week commitment.

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 internships where interns will work closely with the Operations Coordinator and Deputy Director to maintain and improve the daily functions of CAIR-Chicago.

Visit our website to find out more and apply today!


ACTION ALERT: Support SB 1064 – keep private prisons out of Illinois!
CAIR-Chicago | May 4, 2012
The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) is proposing the construction of a detention center in Crete, IL to house federal immigration detainees. CAIR-Chicago is asking you to contact your representatives to let them know you support the ban on private prisons!


The Doings Hinsdale: Lawsuit urged after DuPage board spurns mosque request
The Doings Hinsdale | May 9, 2012
CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, responds to DuPage County’s objections to a proposed mosque in the Western Suburbs – making parallels to the difficulties in the development of the Irshad Learning Center in Naperville.


Leila Ahmed’s “The Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America”
CAIR-Chicago | May 9, 2012 | By Agnieszka Karoluk, Communications Intern
As part of the Sawyer Seminar Lecture Series at University of Chicago, Dr. Leila Ahmed of the Divinity School at Harvard gave a talk on May 8th, 2012 on her newest book, “A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America.”


“Framing Terrorism: When Word Choice Speaks Volumes”
Chicago Tribune | May 9, 2012 | By Ann Santori, Communications Intern
The way in which a story is told through the use of specific terminology is crucial to the impression it leaves upon its audience. For this reason, the Chicago Tribune’s recent coverage of five Cleveland men arrested for attempting to blow up a highway bridge in the Brecksville, Ohio area is problematic.


Event recap: M. Salahuddin Khan presents “America, Afghanistan, and Pakistan: Pathology of a Relationship”
CAIR-Chicago | May 9, 2012 | By Ann Santori, Communications Intern
On May 3, 2012, CAIR-Chicago hosted author and political expert M. Salahuddin Khan, who presented a speech entitled, “America, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Pathology of a Relationship.”


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