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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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CAIR-Houston co-sponsors activism training event

CAIR-Houston is proud to participate in the Americans United for Separation of Church and State seminar on “Learning to be an Effective Activist.”  

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Coalition statement re Muslim Brotherhood terrorism designation

This letter has been signed by dozens of civil rights, human rights and faith-based groups.  It details the potential harm to non-profit organizations, charities, religious organizations, and activists.

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Help free the five humanitarians of the Holy Land Foundation

The new administration will be sworn in on January 20, so there is a small window of time to right an immense wrong.  The 15- to 65-year sentences received by the five defendants in the Holy Land Foundation trial can be commuted by the President. It will take less than a … Continue reading

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