Category Archives: CAIR-TX PSAs
Listen to Khalis Rashaad talk about how he turned his life around, from criminal to executive, serving the community at all levels.
Don’t be afraid to dream big, bigger than what other people have dreamed for you. Sophia Mela has always followed her passion, wherever it led. When she was a girl, her mother worried that Sophia would forever be a tomboy. As a child in Pakistan she defined herself by her … Continue reading
Being in the trenches with the homeless has been a natural marriage between my life and faith practice. Amanda Qurashi calls herself an “accidental activist.” On September 11, 2001, she had been practicing Islam for just two years. She says in the small Muslim community in her hometown of Austin, … Continue reading
There is no success in life that does not include serving others. Ghulam Kehar describes himself as a shy guy. In elementary school he hid when he knew he was expected to speak publicly. He never imagined he’d end up the executive director of a nonprofit refugee service organization, managing … Continue reading
Today as we have walked in solidarity and support of our first responders we are recognizing that they are out there, not only saving lives, but saving worlds. –Rabbi Steve Gross, member of Houston United May 31, 2013. Houston. It was a day of sadness, of shock, and ultimately of … Continue reading