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feature240 CAIR-Chicago Co-Hosts Jewish-Muslim Working Group
CAIR-Chicago | June.06.08

As part of the Jewish Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI), the diverse interfaith participants discussed ways in which Jews and Muslims can collaborate on social justice issues.

feature238 CAIR-Chicago Participates in United Nations Hearing on Racial Discrimination
CAIR-Chicago | May.30.08

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham was at the hearing to present cases of discrimination against Muslims in Chicago. It was a rare official visit for the U.N to monitor, advise, and publicly report on racism.

feature239 Rehab Op-Ed in Tribune: The blogger, the chef and the terrorist
Chicago Tribune | May.30.08

How could a chirpy TV host one day awaken to find herself in the middle of a terrorism-related media blitz?



Dunkin' Donuts gives in to racist fears
Sun-Times | May.30.08

"It seems like anti-Arab, anti-Muslim bigoted expression is the last frontier of accepted bigotry," said Ahmed Rehab.

feature237 Dunkin' Donuts pulls Rachael Ray ad after 'scarf' complaints
New York Post | May.29.08

"I think it's a mistake to demonize a single article of clothing," said Ahmed Rehab, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations.






    





    




    



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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
CAIR-CHICAGO SEEKING STAFF ATTORNEY

CAIR-Chicago is now seeking a Staff Attorney to work in its Civil Rights Department. In addition to assisting in developing strategy for cases, the Staff Attorney will directly supervise the work of the externs/interns, represent complainants who have experienced religious discrimination, file complaints, make court appearances, and represent complainants in negotiations with opposing parties.

Read the complete position description and learn how to apply at CAIR-Chicago's Career Center at www.cairchicago.org/careercenter.php.









Executive Director
Ahmed Rehab

Civil Rights Director
Christina Abraham

Senior Outreach Coordinator
Dina Rehab

Government Affairs Coordinator
Sadiya Ahmed

Operations Coordinator
Azam Azeem

Cultural Sensitivity Speaker
Veronica Zapata

Communications Coordinator
Reem Rahman

Staff Attorney
Tricia Kemling, Esq.

Outreach Coordinator
Gerald Hankerson

Administrative Assistant
Islaam Rahim

Youth Coordinator
Amir Siddiqui

Board of Directors
Alif Muhammad
Shahwar Syed, MD
Kimberly Newkirk
Emaad Hamwi
Khaled Taha
Ahmed Rehab
Hina Sodha, Esq.
Yaser Tabbara, Esq. - Secretary
Mazen Kudaimi, MD - Vice President
Safaa Zarzour, Esq. - President






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