Based on many requests from community leaders for guidance on how to address this contentious election, encourage civic participation, and build resilient communities – CAIR is calling on khatibs (Islamic prayer leaders) and imams (Islamic religious leaders) to refer to the talking points CAIR has developed to address the pre-and-post election concerns of Muslims during their Friday khutbas (sermons) for the jummah (congregational prayers).Continue reading
Tens of thousands of civilians are immediately at risk, with the United Nations Security Council being briefed on Friday that at an estimated 300,000 civilians have been displaced, fleeing toward the Turkish border. Contact your members of Congress today and ask that they lend their voices by urgently calling on the U.S. to work with the international community.Continue reading
CAIR-Philadelphia calls on all Pennsylvanians to urge their U.S. House representative to co-sponsor and support the adoption of a bipartisan resolution by Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Steve Watkins (R-KA) — House Resolution 745 — on Jammu and Kashmir.Continue reading
CAIR-Philadelphia and its allies are leading an important initiative and we need you to lend your voice to this effort!
Please sign this petition that calls on US Army War College in Carlisle, PA to drop an Islamophobic speaker who fuels hatred and misunderstanding and is scheduled to deliver a lecture at the college in two weeks.Continue reading
The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia), the local office of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump’s announcement that he will declare a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as an “abuse of executive authority.” Yesterday, Trump announced that he will sign legislation to prevent a government shutdown while at the same time declaring a national emergency to build the border wall.Continue reading