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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

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Part-Time Communications Coordinator
CAIR-Chicago | November 7, 2012
CAIR-Chicago is now seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator who will be responsible for meeting the communications needs of CAIR-Chicago. We will be accepting applications no later than Tuesday, November 20th. Join the CAIR-Chicago team, apply today!


CAIR-Chicago ad responds to pro-Walsh SuperPac attack
CAIR-Chicago | November 5, 2012
An organization calling itself Indian Americans for Freedom (IAF) has placed ads in this paper defaming CAIR-Chicago, a 10 year old reputable non-partisan Muslim American civil rights organization that has a voluminous and transparent record of exemplary service in the Chicagoland community.


Ahmed Rehab to be awarded Prophetic Leadership Award by Arise Chicago
CAIR-Chicago | October 24, 2012
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab will be awarded the Prophetic Leadership Award by Arise Chicago.


CAIR-Chicago hosts CAMP Power Hour on November 8th
CAIR-Chicago | October 25, 2012
Join us for a discussion about how to make your creative aspirations a reality with our featured guest, Nura Maznavi, an attorney and editor of the book Love InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women.


Communications Coordinator, Aymen Abdel Halim, teaches “Media and Islam” at DePaul University this winter
CAIR-Chicago | October 31, 2012
Are you a student at DePaul? Are you interested in the media and issues related to Islam and Muslims? Well, you’re in luck!


Medill Reports Chicago: Walsh’s record on Israel draws criticism from some advocacy groups
Medill Reports Chicago | October 31, 2012
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Fox Lake) holds a congressional record that reveals a strong focus on Israel and the federal budget, one that experts and local advocacy groups don’t think will help his re-election bid.


Ahmed Rehab participates in panel on Arab Spring at DePaul University
CAIR-Chicago | November 7, 2012 | By Agnes Karoluk, Contributor
On Tuesday, October 30th CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab came to DePaul University to speak on a panel titled, “What is the Next Season After the Arab Spring?”


Ahmed Rehab on “Understanding Islamophobia in America” at UW-Madison
CAIR-Chicago | October 22, 2012
Ahmed Rehab spoke at “Understanding Islamophobia in America,” which took place this past Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to raise awareness of the spread of intolerance against Muslims that is steadily on the rise.


The 21st Century Jim Crow
CAIR-Chicago | November 5, 2012 | Aymen Abdel Halim, Communications Coordinator
What similarities can be drawn between racial profiling policies during the segregation era and post-9/11? CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator, Aymen Abdel Halim, provides insight in this new op-ed.


Volunteers learn about poll monitoring at CAIR-Chicago
CAIR-Chicago | November 7, 2012
CAIR- Chicago hosted an Election Poll Monitoring Training on Thursday, October 25 which was co-sponsored by the Indian American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association.


CAIR-Chicago hosts MBA Lunch and Learn program
CAIR-Chicago | November 7, 2012
The CAIR-Chicago hosted the Muslim Bar Association’s October Lunch n Learn program which was held on Tuesday, October 30th. Participants included representatives from non-profit organizations working on multiple issues.


Ahmed Rehab speaks at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CAIR-Chicago | November 1, 2012
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and presented a lecture on the recent anti-Muslim film “The Innocence of Muslims”, the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) teachings, and East-West relations.


Ahmed Rehab gives lecture at Loyola University’s Fast-A-Thon
CAIR-Chicago | November 5, 2012
The Fast-A-Thon calls on students and faculty to abstain from all food and drink from sunrise to sunset that Tuesday in order to show support and solidarity for those who suffer from hunger around the world.


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