(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/19/14) -- On Thursday, August 21, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will take part in a rally and vigil in Glen Burnie, Md., to promote social justice and end structural racism. The event is being organized by the Anne Arundel County chapter of the NAACP.
(Rockville, Md., 8/23/14) – On August 24, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join a coalition of faith-based and civil rights organizations and partners at a prayer vigil in Rockville, Md., organized by the Montgomery County Chapter of the NAACP. The vigil is designed to call for healing, justice and peace in the aftermath of the unrest across the nation brought on by the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
On August 18, the Council on American-Islamic Relations participated in a vigil held to honor a gas station attendant who was killed in an apparent robbery at an Exxon station in Hanover, Md.
(ANAHEIM, CA - 8/20/2014) - On Saturday, August 16, the Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a day-long civil rights conference for high school and college students themed "Setting the Standard, The Right to Remain Silent, The Obligation to Speak" at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV). The conference was designed to educate aspiring activists about the need to preserve civil liberties and to provide the young people with the tools necessary to achieve protect those rights.
Registration for CAIR's 20th annual banquet on September 27th at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., is now available online. In past years, the banquet has sold out and no tickets will be sold at the door, so register today to reserve your place!