Join us at Day of Justice on May 10th!

On behalf of CAIR-Arizona and Islamic Cultural Center of Tempe – we would like to invite you to a FREE and empowering event this weekend:  Day of Justice! This promises to be a unique and thought-provoking series of panels, lectures and discussions – along with a great creative portion to express the concept of justice in Islam. The Phoenix community … Read More

Meet Our New Civil Rights Coordinator

Liban Yousuf CAIR-AZ’s new Civil Rights Coordinator CAIR-AZ is proud to announce the hiring of its newest team member:  Liban Yousuf, as our full-time Civil Rights Coordinator.  Liban is a very active member of the Arizona Muslim community, and has been involved with many organizations locally since moving here in 2006. Most recently, he has served as CAIR-AZ’s legal-intern while … Read More

Know Your Rights Presentation with Somali Community

CAIR-AZ was proud to be invited to speak to a packed audience at the Somali Community’s Mu’Tamar event last weekend.  The subject matter covered Know Your Rights – when dealing with law enforcement. The chapter’s representatives Imraan Siddiqi and Liban Yousuf explained the importance of asserting one’s rights when speaking with law enforcement, and explained different scenarios that may be … Read More

CAIR-AZ Reps Heading to DC to Engage with Elected Officials

We are only a month away from what has become a great yearly tradition for the CAIR-Arizona team – Muslim Day on Capitol Hill.  Each year, delegates from the nation’s CAIR chapters meet in Washington D.C. to engage with elected officials, and discussing key issues facing our communities. In 2013, CAIR-AZ met with Congressional offices – discussing issues such as: … Read More

We’re Hiring! Join our Team

Want to be a part of some of the most groundbreaking civil rights work, civic engagement, while serving your community?  Be part of our team!  CAIR-AZ is hiring a full-time Civil Rights Coordinator! Job Opportunity: Civil Rights Coordinator (full-time)  The Arizona chapter of CAIR is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill a full-time Civil Rights Coordinator position. JOB … Read More

CAIR-AZ Banquet: Faith in Freedom – Schedule it Now Up!

With the banquet just a few days away – the CAIR-AZ Team is excited to host this great event. Where:  Hilton-Phoenix/Mesa When:  Saturday, November 9th Registration Begins at 5:30pm – Program will start at 6:00pm Tickets:  http://cair-az.org/event/2013_cairaz_banquet__faith_in_freedom.html Banquet Schedule Event Emcee: Neekta Hamidi – CAIR-AZ Board Quranic Recitation Keynote Speaker: Max Blumenthal Chapter Presentation: Dr. Yasir Shareef Community Service Award … Read More

CAIR-AZ Hosts Seminar on Islamophobia at ICC Tempe

Last Friday, October 18th – CAIR-AZ was proud to present at Tempe Masjid’s Friday Night Halaqah.  The topic of the evening was Islamophobia – specifically covering CAIR National’s recent report:  “Legislating Fear:  Islamophobia and it’s Impact in the United States.”  Click Here: to view the entire report. The event was well attended – and very eye-opening according to many of the … Read More

Imam Anas Hlayhel to be Honored with CAIR-AZ Community Service Award

PHOENIX, AZ – October 18, 2013 The CAIR-Arizona team is proud to announce that they will be presenting community leader and former chairman Imam Anas Hlayhel with the chapter’s “Community Service Award.” This award is a recognition for an individual’s hard work and dedication to the Arizona community, and Imam Hlayhel’s efforts embody this spirit of service and leadership. In … Read More

Meet the CAIR-AZ 2013 Scholarship Recipients

As an organization, CAIR-AZ has always prided itself in education – and giving back to the next generation of community leaders.  At last year’s CAIR-AZ Banquet, we laid out ambitious plans to help grow this chapter and thereby expand the capabilities and opportunities for those with ambitions and dreams to become community leaders. As we fast forward to 2013 – … Read More

CAIR-AZ Conference Schedule

CAIR-AZ Conference – “American While Muslim” at Arizona State University Room Assignments:  MU 207 (Gold) MU 220 (Turquoise) and MU 242 (La Paz) Our volunteers will be there to direct you where to go for each session. Session #1:  Main Hall 10:30-10:40a – Introductory remarks and welcome message Speaker – Imraan Siddiqi – CAIR-AZ Chairman 10:40-11:15a (main hall) – “What it … Read More