Who We Are

Our Purpose

Defending Rights, Defeating Intolerance

Our Vision

To be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.

Our Mission

To enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CAIR-Arizona is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. Established in 2006 by a group of local Muslims, CAIR-Arizona serves the entire state of Arizona through its Mesa office. The tax exempt number for CAIR-AZ is 86-1045521. CAIR-Arizona is a chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America's largest Islamic civil liberties group with chapters nationwide. The national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Staff

Laila Ikram
Staff Attorney
Imraan Siddiqi
Executive Director
Yolanda Medina
Operations Coordinator

Board Members

Yasir Shareef
Board of Directors - Chairman
Raees Mohamed, Esq.
Board Treasurer
David Chami, Esq.
Board Secretary