Second program added to meet demand for training of Muslim youth in media, law and politics
(SEATTLE, WA, 8/5/2014) -- From Monday, August 11 to Thursday, August 14, and again from Monday, August 18 to Thursday, August 21, (9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily), the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) will hold its 8th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) in Seattle.
(PITTSBURGH, PA, 8/1/2014) -- The Pittsburgh office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Pittsburgh) has launched a letter-writing campaign to put the Muslim community's views on the situation in Gaza before Pennsylvania Senators Robert Casey and Patrick Toomey.
(SANTA CLARA, CA, 7/25/14) -- This evening, the California relatives of a Palestinian family who lost 30 relatives in an Israeli attack over the weekend will receive condolences and hold a memorial service at the Blossom Valley Muslim Community Center in San Jose.
(SEATTLE, WA, 7/25/2014) -- Muslims statewide will visit their neighbors of other faiths and backgrounds on Sunday (July 27), Monday (July 28) and Tuesday (July 29) to deliver Eid ul-Fitr greetings and gifts as part of a statewide initiative by the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Washington State (CAIR-WA) marking the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
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The FBI encouraged and sometimes even paid Muslims to commit terrorist acts during numerous sting operations after the 9/11 attacks, a human rights group said in a report published Monday.
(CINCINNATI, 7/21/14) -- On July 20, 2014 the Cincinnati Muslim community, organized by CAIR-Cincinnati and other area Muslim organizations, worked to feed the homeless in the fasting month of Ramadan during its twelvth annual "Ramadan in Over-the-Rhine" project.
(TULSA, OK, 7/16/14) -- On Friday, July 18, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will join other Oklahoma Muslim groups in calling for an immediate ceasefire to prevent loss of innocent lives in Gaza and for a just and comprehensive resolution to the Middle East conflict.
(ST. LOUIS, MO., 7/10/2014) -- On Thursday, July 17, The Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis, the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) and Interfaith Quest will host the city's first-ever interfaith youth Ramadan fast-breaking (iftar) dinner in an effort to promote mutual understanding.
(SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, 7/10/14) – On Saturday, July 12, the San Antonio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Antonio) will host its 11th Annual Interfaith Ramadan Iftar. An "iftar" is the meal eaten after sunset to break the fast each day during the Islamic month of Ramadan.