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Executive Director
Ahmed Rehab

Deputy Director
Sufyan Sohel

Litigation Director
Kevin Vodak, Esq.

Staff Attorney
Rabya Khan

Communications Coordinators
Aymen Abdel Halim
Ambreen Zuberi

Outreach Coordinator
Gerald Hankerson

Operations Coordinator
Mohamed Abdelati

Office Coordinator
Noor Salahuddin

Board of Directors Chairman
Mazen Kudaimi, MD

Advisory Board Honorary President
Prof. M Cherif Bassiouni

ANNOUNCEMENT: Annual Banquet date changed to May 4th!
CAIR-Chicago | February 22, 2013
We have changed the date of our Annual Banquet to Saturday, May 4, 2013. Please make sure to save the date and RSVP today!


CAIR-Chicago is currently accepting applications for law clerks for Summer 2013 and Fall 2013!
CAIR-Chicago | February 27, 2013
CAIR-Chicago is currently accepting applications for law clerks for Summer 2013 and Fall 2013! Apply today to join the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization.


CAIR-Chicago is seeking a Public Law Initiative Fellow (PILI) for Summer 2013!
CAIR-Chicago | February 27, 2013
CAIR-Chicago is now seeking a Public Law Initiative Fellow (PILI) for Summer 2013! Fellows will work closely with CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director and Staff Attorney defending civil rights, fighting bigotry, and promoting tolerance.


Tickets now available for our 9th Annual Banquet: #HateFree
CAIR-Chicago | February 15, 2013
Our 9th Annual Banquet is now set to take place on Saturday, May 4th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Mark your calendars and please show your support by attending. Buy tickets here!


Aymen Abdel Halim to present at AAI Leadership Forum, March 16
CAIR-Chicago | February 21, 2013
On Saturday, March 16, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will present at a workshop on digital storytelling as a part of the Asian American Institute's 9th Annual Leadership Forum.


Aymen Abdel Halim to speak at Carthage College Diversity Summit
CAIR-Chicago | February 22, 2013
On Thursday, March, 14, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will be speaking about U.S. media portrayals of Islam and Muslims at an event hosted by Carthage College as a part of their first Diversity Summit.


Women in hijab: Uncovering discrimination in the workplace
CAIR-Chicago | February 27, 2013 By Heather Elawawadh, Communications Intern
America is supposed to be the land of the free, home of the brave, where dreams come true, and where religion can be practiced openly. If only those words were true. How is it possible to be free and brave when society is too afraid to let you?


North by Northwestern: Behind the My Jihad campaign
CAIR-Chicago | February 27, 2013
On the Feb. 7 edition of Hannity, conservative pundit and show host Sean Hannity raised concerns over allegedly controversial comments made by CIA Director nominee John Brennan in 2009.


Medill Reports Chicago: A ‘jihad’ to reclaim the word from extremists
Medill Northwestern University | February 22, 2013
Medill Reports Chicago interviews CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, about the #MyJihad campaign


The Muslim Link: MyJihad campaign comes to area metro stations
The Muslim Link | February 21, 2013
The Muslim Link reports on the #MyJihad campaign and the efforts to change the perception of the word in the mainstream majority.


Patheos: Would the real Muslim woman please stand up?
Patheos | February 25, 2013
A recent symposium on Islamophobia was held at American Islamic College titled, “Facing religious intolerance: Islamophobia in the 21st. century.” Panel members included Ahmed Rehab, Nathan Lean and Dr. Farid Hafez.


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