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Muslim Women’s Day!

Check out our Communications Coordinator Sobia Siddiqui along with Zainab Ghwari and Fatima Saleck on the Isiah Factor last night to discus Muslim Women’s Day! #MuslimWomensDay #WomensHistoryMonth #CAIRHoustonCares #CAIRHOUSTON   http://www.fox26houston.com/news/the-isiah-factor/celebrating-muslim-womens-day

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Find Us, We’re Everywhere!

Part of the CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. As such, CAIR – Houston is starting to show up everywhere! We want to create and avail as many opportunities as possible … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives

On Saturday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m., CAIR – Houston will be joining the March For Our Lives. According to the event page: After the recent mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas, students of the school have organized a nationwide protest including Houston, TX to plea for a strengthening of gun laws. … Continue reading

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USCMO – Come To The Hill!

The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) is excited to annouce the fourth annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 7th and 8th, 2018. Registration is now open until May 1, 2018. This two-day event is open to representatives of all national, state and local Muslim organizations … Continue reading

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Where Do I Begin?

    It’s the 12th of February which means we are almost halfway through Black History Month and I have to be honest – I still don’t even know where to begin. I have written draft after draft on varying topics and…I have discarded every single one. Why? Because it … Continue reading

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Black History: Our Spiritual and Mental Inheritance

  Monday February 26, 2018 will mark 92 years since Dr. Carter G. Woodson announced the commemoration of Negro History Week. In 1976, this commemoration was expanded to include the entire month of February. Dr. Woodson’s initiative to recognize black history came at a time when African-Americans were barely mentioned in … Continue reading

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Voting 101

Register to vote: Facts you need to know before registering to vote You must be a United States citizen who will be 18 or older on Election Day in order to register to vote. Each state has its own guidelines about who can register, how to register and what information … Continue reading

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Media Advisory: CAIR-Houston Issues Travel Alert for Muslims After U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates President Trump’s Muslim Ban

(Houston, TX – 12/5/2017) The Houston, Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today responded to the Supreme Court’s reinstatement of the Muslim Ban by issuing a travel alert to Greater Houston area Muslims, as well as local businesses and schools, with connections to citizens of the six targeted … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Meet With Congressmen During August Recess

CAIR-Houston urges American Muslim voters to take advantage of the upcoming August recess — during which members of Congress return home to spend time with their constituents — by requesting meetings to advocate on state and national issues of importance that include: opposing the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban” executive orders; … Continue reading

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July 2017 News: Unite and Glean Lessons

Our July 2017 newsletter is out.  It includes this message from our Executive Director, Mustafaa Carroll, about gleaning lessons from the past. 2017 began with President Trump’s second executive order on immigration banning people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The ban was revised once and then the … Continue reading

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