CAIR-AZ Launches #HateHurts Initiative

Islamophobia and the fallout affecting multiple communities is arguably at an all-time high.  In the past few months alone, numerous mosques have been vandalized and/or targeted in addition to multiple violent attacks against Muslims, Sikhs, and those perceived to be Muslim.  CAIR-AZ has launched a new initiative entitled: Hate Hurts – to document this disturbing trend, bringing light to the … Read More

Register for Muslim Capitol Day-March 3rd!

CAIR-AZ is proud to announce the first ever Muslim Capitol Day in Arizona!  The event will take place on 3/315, and will be a great opportunity to engage with elected officials!     For more information and to register, Click Here

CAIR-AZ Hold Know Your Rights Session At Tempe Mosque

CAIR-AZ Board Members, Raees Mohammed and Imraan Siddiqi The Council on American Islamic Relations – Arizona Chapter hosted a great “Know Your Rights” event at the Islamic Community Center of Tempe on Friday, 2/28.  This event talked about vital issues, such as Constitutional Rights, as well as how to deal with law enforcement – if you are approached in your … 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 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

CAIR-AZ Announces NEW Scholarship Program

The Council on American-Islamic Relations Arizona Chapter (CAIR-AZ) is proud to announce the launch of its new scholarship program. This year, we will award two (2) winners of the $500 CAIR-AZ Scholarship will be announced in August. Additionally, the recipients will be recognized at the CAIR-AZ Annual Banquet on November 9th in Mesa, Arizona. The application deadline for the scholarship is July 15th, 2013. … Read More