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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


 


CAIR-Chicago is hiring a NADP Fellow - apply today!


The NADP Fellowship is a prestigious, intensive field and training program for young community leaders interested in electoral politics and community organizing. This position is considered a full-time job; therefore, applicants will only be considered if they are not enrolled in school or have other jobs or internships. Apply today!



Save the Date for "Taste of Ramadan!"

Thursday, August 2:
Join us for our 4th Annual “Taste of Ramadan” Iftar! The Staff and Board of CAIR-Chicago would like to invite you to our annual cook-off and Iftar at our centrally located downtown office.



ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators to oppose the legalization of propaganda!
CAIR-Chicago | June 4, 2012
The "Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2013" bill passed in the House on May 18th, and is now going to the Senate for a vote. Contact your Senators and stop this bill!


Litigation Director Kevin Vodak wins citizenship case
CAIR-Chicago | June 1, 2012
CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director Kevin Vodak recently won a citizenship denial case for a Muslim American whose citizenship application had been denied by USCIS. The suit was originally filed in October 2011 in the Illinois Northern District Court in Chicago, Ill.


CAIR-Chicago 2012 Summer Internship orientation a success!
CAIR-Chicago | June 6, 2012 | By Mallory Widell, Communications Intern
CAIR-Chicago welcomed its new summer interns at the organization-wide internship orientation. Each season, CAIR-Chicago offers internships within its communications, civil rights, government affairs, operations, outreach and executive departments.


Worldview, NPR: Ahmed Rehab discusses fate of Egyptian presidential elections
Worldview, NPR, WBEZ 91.5FM | May 31, 2012
CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director Ahmed Rehab joins Worldview's Jerome McDonnell to discuss potential outcomes of the Presidential election in Egypt.


Letter to the Editor – Real problems and real solutions
CAIR-Chicago | June 6, 2012 | By Mallory Widell, Communications Intern
The recent Huffington Post opinion piece by Joyce Dubensky entitled “The Real Muslim Problem,” is a great example of what we need in mainstream media. Dubensky offers a new, and often overlooked, perspective regarding Islam and Muslims.


Aqsa School students critique media portrayals of Islam
CAIR-Chicago | May 31, 2012 | By Sarah Goomar, Communications Intern
On May 30th, 2012, students from Aqsa School in Bridgeview participated in an activist-oriented media monitoring training at CAIR-Chicago.


Understanding Shari’ah law
CAIR-Chicago | June 4, 2012 | By Aabeda Marsa, Communications Intern
Due to ignorance and fear, there are proposals to ban Shari’ah law from being incorporated into or superceding the U.S. Constitution. However, Shari’ah is simply a code of conduct for Muslims to lead healthy and peaceful lives and poses no threat to non-Muslim societies.


USA TODAY: Proposed mosques spark opposition in some U.S. communities
USA TODAY | May 29, 2012
CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, comments on the struggles of the Irshad Learning Center and the opposition to proposed mosques in the U.S.


WTTW Chicago Tonight: Ahmed Rehab speaks on NATO’s history and future
WTTW Chicago Tonight | May 16, 2012
CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director Ahmed Rehab joined John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Dr. Zaher Sahloul of the Syrian American Medical Society to discuss NATO's history and future.


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