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Last Chance: Join Muslim Capitol Day 2016 and Meet PA Gov. Wolf

With only weeks left before the most important presidential election in our lifetimes, now is the time for the Muslims of Pennsylvania to make our voices heard by participating in CAIR-Philadelphia’s Second Annual “Muslim Capitol Day” (MCD) in Harrisburg on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016, 9:00am – 3:00pm. We will travel to Harrisburg for the unique opportunity of… Read more…

Make Your Voices Heard! Join Muslim Capitol Day 2016!

As-Salamu Alaykum! This is a time of great urgency for the American Muslim community. Our community and our faith have become targets of hate in the current presidential campaign. Bigoted and unconstitutional schemes targeting Muslims continue to be proposed by politicians and pundits. With only weeks left before the most important presidential election in our… Read more…

5th Meeting of Leadership + New community website launched!

The 5th meeting of the Delaware Valley Muslim Leadership Forum took place on Saturday, September 24, at Philadelphia Masjid. These meetings provide an opportunity for Muslim religious and community leaders to share their thoughts about the challenges and issues or concerns faced by Muslims in our area and form task forces to address each of… Read more…

Eid Dinner Hosted by Governor Tom Wolf

Report by Rabiya Khan (CAIR-Philadelphia Advisory Board Member) Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Francis Wolf made history when they hosted the first Eid-al-Adha dinner celebration at the Governor’s Mansion in Harrisburg on Thursday, September 15th, 2016. More than two dozen Muslims from across Pennsylvania were invited to attend this historic occasion where they were… Read more…

Phonebanking Request/Recruitment

CAIR-Philadelphia partner EMERGE USA (emerge-usa.org) is a grassroots civic engagement organization focusing on organizing and mobilizing American Muslim voters, developing accurate data on American Muslim voters, and developing future American Muslim political leaders. We are on the verge of a historic presidential election. It is critical now more than ever for American Muslims to get… Read more…

Eid al-Adha Greetings from CAIR-Philadelphia

9/11+15: CAIR’s Memorial Program for 15th Commemoration of Sept. 11, 2001

On a cloudless late summer day in September of 2001, the fate of the Muslim American community was unalterably changed when hijacked airlines slammed into the two World Trade Center Towers in New York. The attacks that morning led directly to the U.S. invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, the draconian “War on Terror,” the rise… Read more…

Report from Islamophobia Town Hall and Press Conference

This past Sunday evening, CAIR-Philadelphia, American Friends Service Committee, and Jewish Voice for Peace hosted a town hall meeting on “Countering Islamophobia” at the Friends Center in Philadelphia. In attendance were more than 200 community members, local leaders, and Democratic delegates from around the country. Speakers at the event included Jacob Bender (CAIR-Philadelphia Executive Director);… Read more…

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