CAIR Releases Results of Muslim Voter Survey Ahead of Primary Elections

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/1/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a six-state survey indicating that 73 percent of registered Muslim voters say they will go to the polls in upcoming primary elections and that 67 percent will vote for Democratic Party […]

CAIR-MA on “The Muslim Experience in Cambridge”

Check out the latest episode of “Cambridge Uncovered” featuring our own Executive Director, Dr. John Robbins!   NeighborMedia intern Sarah Moawad, co-editor of Muftah’s Egypt and North Africa pages, leads the discussion in this 12th episode of “Cambridge Uncovered.” Joining her are City Councilor Nadeem Mazen — who is said to be the first and […]

CAIR-MA Welcomes New Board Member

CAIR Massachusetts is pleased to announce a new addition to our Executive Board of Directors: Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, esq.! Ms. Amatul-Wadud is an attorney located in Western Massachusetts who, in addition to her private practice and extensive community service, also serves on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. Please read her full bio here, […]

U.S. Muslim Leaders Announce Campaigns to Enhance National Security, Address Rising Islamophobia

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/21/15) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, today announced major educational, outreach and civic empowerment initiatives to address growing Islamophobia in America and to enhance national security through the promotion of freedom and justice. Proposed USCMO initiatives include a drive to register […]

CAIR-MA Publishes Op-Ed in Boston Globe Rejecting Islamophobia

  “Muslims have once again been placed in the spotlight after Monday’s proposal by presidential candidate Donald Trump of banning all Muslims from entering the United States. Its breathtaking offensiveness and discriminatory fervor have seized public attention, and it has attracted mainstream condemnation from a broad coalition of Republicans, Democrats, civil rights groups, and faith […]

CAIR-MA Calls for Increased Police Protection of Local Mosques

  CAIR-MA Calls for Increased Police Protection of Local Mosques (BOSTON, MA, 11/23/15)  – The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MA) today called for increased police protection at local mosques because of a spike in anti-Muslim rhetoric and direct threats against Muslim houses of worship nationwide since the recent Paris terror attacks. […]

CAIR Massachusetts Outraged by Governor’s Comments on Syrian Refugees

    (BOSTON, MA, 11/17/15) – The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MA) expressed outrage today at Governor Baker’s statement that he is “not interested in accepting refugees from Syria.” SEE: Republican Governors Say They Will Reject Syrian Refugees After a string of devastating terrorist attacks in Paris, Lebanon, and Egypt attributed to […]

First-Annual Muslim Hill Day in Boston a Success!

  CAIR-Massachusetts is pleased to announce the success of the first-annual Muslim Hill Day.  During this day of civic engagement, Muslim community members from throughout the Massachusetts area came to the Massachusetts State House and advocated for legislation of interest not just to them, but the entire community: bills on affordable housing, addressing the school-to-prison […]

“Against Paris Attacks, One Muslim’s American Way”

    Incredibly proud of our own Executive Board member and Cambridge City Councilor Nadeem Mazen for his savvy and powerful words in today’s piece in The Boston Globe: “Mazen said Muslims need to take organizing “to the next level,” and by that he means participating in politics and government and focusing on universal needs, […]

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