- Courses Offered
- Sharing Ramadan
- Discouraging Islamophobia
- Islam Reference List
- Muslims Against Extremism
- Islamophobia Today
CAIR PA provides seminars and classes to enhance understanding of Islam and Muslims. It sponsors interfaith dialogue in conjunction with churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious and educational institutions.
This workshop is for parents and/or students who are interested in gaining knowledge of religious rights in school and how to answer tough questions about Muslims and Islam. The youth workshop focuses on building a positive American Muslim identity and learning to identify and report bullying and harassment. Learn more…
This workshop covers the basic legal rights available to American Muslims and covers issues such as the Muslim community’s relations with local and federal law enforcement, safe charitable giving, rights to religious accommodation in work and with the government, immigration issues, and rights in schools. Learn more…
This workshop educates the community on the methods and dangers of entrapment and provides the tools needed to prevent entrapment of community members to become terrorists in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Learn more…
Islam 101 Presentations
Our presentation builds understanding by educating the non-Muslim American public about Muslim traditions and contributions in the context of America’s history. The presentation covers essential basics of Islam, the beliefs and practices of the faith, and its relation to other faith traditions.
This course approaches Islam from a historical and scriptural perspective, covering the foundations of the religion and then building on the economic, political, and cultural institutions that arose in Muslim societies. It covers the Golden Age of Muslim civilization and then discusses its decline. Contemporary issues faced by Muslims and Muslim societies will be covered. A final unit covers the involvement of the U.S. in the Muslim world and its ramifications. Learn more…
Interfaith Educational Presentations
All faith traditions share core values. Holding panel discussions with your neighboring religious communities helps bring to light the many commonalities in ethical values that are often overlooked.
Contemporary Issues: Faith and Extremism (Workshop or Presentation)
CAIR-Philadelphia delivers presentations on this challenging topic, as well as workshops designed to train and empower the Muslim community on how to respond to difficult and pointed questions. We discuss how and why some individuals are drawn to extremism and violence and how and why Islamic source texts are misinterpreted by both Muslim extremists and Islamophobes.
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