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CAIR Muslim Community Safety Kit

Dear imam, activist, community leader, brother or sister: As-salaamu alaykum. Peace be upon you, This Muslim Community Safety Kit was developed to better equip you and your community with the knowledge necessary to protect against anti-Muslim bigotry or attacks, and to secure your basic legal rights. In times of difficulty … Continue reading

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If Faced With Discrimination on the Job

If you believe you are facing discrimination at work: Remain calm and polite. Inform the offending party that you believe his/her actions are discriminatory. Report the discriminatory action in writing to company management. Begin documenting the discrimination by saving memos, keeping a detailed journal, noting the presence of witnesses and … Continue reading

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Your Rights as a Student

You have the right to wear religious clothing. You also have the right to wear clothing with a religious message, as long as other clothes with similar messages are allowed. You have the right to inform others about your religion. You have the right to pass out literature or to … Continue reading

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Your Rights as an Airline Passenger

As an airline passenger, you are entitled to courteous, respectful and non-stigmatizing treatment by airline and security personnel. It is illegal for law enforcement officials to perform any stops, searches, detentions, or removals based solely on your race, religion, national origin, sex, or ethnicity. If you believe you have been … Continue reading

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Your Rights as an Employee

Federal law makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of religion, race or national origin. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act guarantees your right to: Reasonable religious accommodation. The failure of an employer to reasonably accommodate your religious practices may constitute … Continue reading

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Ramadan Mubarak 2019!

“O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.”[Surat Al-Baqarah, 2: 183] Abu Hurayrah reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said: Every action a son of Adam does shall be … Continue reading

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New Zealand Terror Victims Vigil Thank You Letter

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CAIR Houston Hosts Press Conference on Deadly New Zealand Mosque Shootings

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CAIR Houston Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques

BREAKING NEWS:  CAIR-Houston to hold Press Conference to Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urges Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide;  (Houston,TX, 3/15/19) –  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today mourned the deaths of more than 40 … Continue reading

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U.S. SUPREME COURT RULING ON MUSLIM BAN 3.0: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in support of Trump’s bigoted Muslim Ban. This is bad but we will keep fighting. It’s more important than ever to know your rights despite this decision. Since December 4, 2017, the Muslim Ban has been in full effect for certain individuals from: … Continue reading

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