Aug
28
1:30 PM13:30

Law Enforcement Know Your Rights - Queens Public Library Far Rockaway

What are your rights and duties when contacted by federal and local law enforcement officers? CAIR-NY explains how you can respond to police surveillance, FBI visits, and what to do if you witness or are the target of a crime. Generally speaking, immigrants need to be aware of their rights more than ever before. Time permitting, this workshop will also teach you about your rights at the border, the permissible scope of TSA or ICE agent questioning/search, and what legal resources are available.

Speaker: Albert Fox Cahn, Esq. (Legal Director, CAIR-NY)

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Aug
14
1:30 PM13:30

Workplace Discrimination Know Your Rights - Queens Public Library Far Rockaway

In this workshop, you will learn about the scope of discrimination in the workplace involving a wide rage of scenarios, and more. Learn about the laws that protect you against workplace discrimination and the legal resources available. This workshop will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Speaker: Albert Fox Cahn, Esq. (Legal Director, CAIR-NY)

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Aug
14
1:30 PM13:30

Workplace Discrimination Know Your Rights - Queens Public Library Jamaica

In this workshop, you will learn about the scope of discrimination in the workplace involving a wide rage of scenarios, and more. Learn about the laws that protect you against workplace discrimination and the legal resources available. This workshop will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Speaker: Afaf Nasher, Esq. (Executive Director, CAIR-NY)

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Aug
13
1:30 PM13:30

Law Enforcement Know Your Rights - Queens Public Library LIC

What are your rights and duties when contacted by federal and local law enforcement officers? CAIR-NY explains how you can respond to police surveillance, FBI visits, and what to do if you witness or are the target of a crime. Generally speaking, immigrants need to be aware of their rights more than ever before. Time permitting, this workshop will also teach you about your rights at the border, the permissible scope of TSA or ICE agent questioning/search, and what legal resources are available.

Speaker: Afaf Nasher, Esq. (Executive Director, CAIR-NY)

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Aug
6
1:30 PM13:30

Workplace Discrimination Know Your Rights - Queens Public Library LIC

In this workshop, you will learn about the scope of discrimination in the workplace involving a wide rage of scenarios, and more. Learn about the laws that protect you against workplace discrimination and the legal resources available. This workshop will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Speaker: Afaf Nasher, Esq. (Executive Director, CAIR-NY)

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Community Town Hall to Discuss President Trump's Immigration Policies
May
30
6:30 PM18:30

Community Town Hall to Discuss President Trump's Immigration Policies

  • Baitul Mamur Masjid & Community Center (map)
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, is hosting a community town hall to discuss President Trump's immigration policies in collaboration with the Baitul Mamur Masjid & Community Center, Council on American-Islamic Relations NY (CAIR-NY), Baitun Noor Masjid, Masjid Al-Aman, Al Furqan Jame Masjid, Association of Muslim American Lawyers (AMAL), and the Islamic Cultural Center of New York.

Representatives from the NYS Attorney General's Office, NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, ACLU, and Immigration Lawyers will be in attendance. 

To R.S.V.P. visit Jeffries.House.Gov or call (718) 237-2211

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Challenging Islamophobia & Know Your Rights Seminar
Apr
28
7:15 PM19:15

Challenging Islamophobia & Know Your Rights Seminar

Learn to clearly define the term "Islamophobia", and employ strategies to counter the rising wave of Islamophobia in America. This will followed by a know your rights session where we discuss what are your rights and duties when contacted by federal and local law enforcement officer? With new Muslim bans constantly being signed in, Muslims and immigrants need to be aware of their rights more than ever before.

Venue: Jaame Masjid Bellmore, 1425 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore, NY 11710

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And Then They Came for US NYC Premiere
Mar
15
1:30 PM13:30

And Then They Came for US NYC Premiere

And Then They Came for Us

presented in partnership with the International Center of Photography

Co-sponsored by

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLC
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), NYC
CUNY Law School
Day of Remembrance, NY
Facing History, NY
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)

Tuesday, March 20th
6:30–8:30 pm

Angelika Film Center
18 West Houston Street
New York City

Following the screening, there will be a discussion with filmmaker, Abby Ginzberg, Satsuki Ina, ICP assistant curator Susan Carlson, and photo historians and the authors of Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII, Richard Cahan and Michael Williams.

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KYR at Quba Institute, Brooklyn
Mar
15
1:30 PM13:30

KYR at Quba Institute, Brooklyn

Quba Institute NY and CAIR-NY present

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS SEMINAR

What are your rights and duties when contacted by federal and local law enforcement officers? 

With new Muslim bans constantly being signed in, Muslims and immigrants need to be aware of their rights more than ever before. This workshop teaches you about your rights at the border, the permittable scope of the TSA or ICE agent questioning/search, and what legal resources are available.

Speaker: Albert Cahn, ESQ.

When: Saturday, March 24th @ 7:15 PM (Salat-ul-Maghrib)
Where: Masjid Quba, 1323 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230

OPEN TO BROTHERS AND SISTERS.

For more information, please call or text us at 1 (929) 290-8324 or email us at qubainstituteny@gmail.com.

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CAIR-NY's 19th Anniversary Gala
Feb
24
5:00 PM17:00

CAIR-NY's 19th Anniversary Gala

This February, CAIR-NY is holding its 19th Anniversary Gala  in Lower Manhattan. We will bring together Muslim New Yorkers and our allies to celebrate the leaders, organizations, and values that have always made New York great. Help support our litigation and advocacy for those who face discrimination, harassment, or hate crimes. Amplify our campaigns to promote education and coalition-building. Join us and support our work, our state, and our constitution.

Come celebrate with us on Saturday, February 24 at 5:00 P.M. at Battery Gardens Restaurant inside Battery Park, opposite 17 State Street, New York, NY 10004.

Buy your tickets now!

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Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

'Watched' film screening + KYR Workshop

  • NYU Law Vanderbuil Hall, Smart Classroom 214 (map)
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Join CAIR-NY, NYU Muslim Law Student's Association, and NYU Muslim Student Association in for a film screening of 'Watched,' the true story of Muslim students who were surveilled by an undercover NYPD officer for five years. Following the film screening, CAIR-NY will host a discussion and lead a Know Your Rights Workshop. 

 

Date: 10/29/2017
Time: 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Vanderbilt Hall - Smart Classroom 214

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Oct
25
1:00 PM13:00

Establishing January 30 annually as Fred T. Korematsu Day.

CAIR-NY will be testifying in front of the New York City Council to establish January 30th as Fred T. Korematsu Day, in honor of the civil rights activists who openly objected to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. 

Live stream will be made available by City Council on the 25th. CAIR-NY will share the link on our FB page.

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Oct
21
4:30 PM16:30

MOIA Panel Discussion and Resource Fair

Join us for a conversation on immigration and updates in policy, protections from discrimination, and resources available to the community.

Learn more on:
Travel Ban updates, your rights at airports, immigration enforcement, adjustment of status, protections from discrimination, DACA, and city resources.

Panelists
Dr. Sarah Sayeed, Senior Advisor to Mayor's CAU
Paige Austin, Immigration Staff Attorney at NYCLU
Albert Cahn, Legal Director at CAIR-NY
Mariko Hirose, Director of Litigation at IRAP
Iman Boukadoum, Executive Director at MSJI

Interpretation available in French and Arabic

Register here

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Oct
21
4:00 PM16:00

Combating Bullying in NYC Public Schools Today

  • 239 Thompson Street New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)
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Join Muslim Community Network for a short film screening and youth- led panel discussion to address the increase in harassment, bullying, and negative changes in the political climate affecting NYC public school students. Learn about avenues to address bullying and what to do if your requests for help go unheard. The panel will include experts and leaders from CAIR-NY and the NYC Commission on Human Rights. 

This workshop is organized by MCN's 2017 Generation Peace Fellows. This event is open to ALL regardless of faith and identity.

RSVP is with eventbrite is required. 
Check Facebook event page for more details 

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Oct
18
6:00 AM06:00

Join CAIR-NY in to D.C. for #NoMuslimBanEver Rally!

On October 18th, the latest iteration of the ban goes into effect and we will be present in DC to raise our voices and stand up to these racist attacks! The program is inclusive of our entire fight for Immigrant Justice and will include speakers that are impacted by Muslim/ Refugee Ban, DACA, and TPS.

*The First 30 people to sign up with CAIR-NY will receive a free T-Shirt!!*

REMEMBER: to march with CAIR-NY in D.C., type in 'CAIR-NY' as your work/organization!

How to sign up with CAIR-NY:
1. Go to the Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nomuslimbanever-nyic-mobilization-to-dc-tickets-38090545848 
2. Click on the Tickets button. (NOTE: there are discounts available for Students, 
3. Select the bus location you want to depart from and the number of tickets. Then click 'Checkout.'

4. Fill out the registration information, and in the work/organization field, type in 'CAIR'

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Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Stomp Out the Muslim Ban!

On Monday, October 16th, young women activists from the Arab-American Family Support Center (AAFSC) will present “Stomp Out the Muslim Ban!”, an art protest and dance rally at Brooklyn Borough Hall in response to the current presidential administration’s travel ban, now in its third iteration, targeting individuals from 6 Muslim-majority countries, as well as Venezuela and North Korea. 

“Stomp Out the Muslim Ban!” will feature a large-scale projection onto Brooklyn Borough Hall’s exterior of a video created by young Arab women showcasing dabkeh, a form of Arab step dancing. The video projection will be accompanied by a rally in which girls and young women are invited to share the impact the Ban and anti-Muslim bigotry has had on them and their communities. “Stomp Out the Muslim Ban!” will close with a performances from dance groups standing in solidarity against the ban, and a group dabke dance, celebrating Arabic culture while protesting bigotry.

The event is held in partnership with the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC)’ TAKE ON HATE Campaign and The Illuminator an art-activist collective. This event is in cooperation with the national#NoMuslimBanEver Campaign, a grassroots awareness and mobilization effort happening in the weeks leading up to and on October 18, 2017, when the newest Muslim Ban goes into effect.

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Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

#NoMuslimBanEver Prayer and Vigil

On October 18th, the newest Muslim Ban will fully go into effect. Our coalition is mobilizing supporters to go to Washington that same day, but we’re also organizing for candlelight vigil the weekend before. As this administration continues to exclude thousands of people with discriminatory policy, we stand up and fight back! Join us to show the world that New Yorkers stand with our brothers and sisters affected by the Muslim Ban!#NoMuslimBanEver

This event will begin with words from members of the affected states, followed by Maghreb prayer, a vigil, and a supplication.

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/300380043775966/


October 18th rally in Washington: https://www.facebook.com/events/1142753212491355/

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Oct
10
4:30 PM16:30

La Ilmada/The Call: Latino Muslim Conference

RSVP at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1438128526273985/

¿Están listos para contestar la llamada?

La llamada: Una conferencia para musulmanes latinos
Con el respaldo de MAS, la comunidad musulmana latina de Queens les invita a este evento único, insha'Allah. Una conferencia islámica organizada por latinos, para latinos (y sus familiares y partidarios).

Los temas principales serán:
- Perfeccionando la adoración durante una época de distracciones
- El creyente débil comparado con el creyente fuerte
- Estudiando el Islam en el occidente

Presentados por nuestros invitados especiales:

Lic. Danny Khalil Salgado - Profesor en la Universidad del Rey Saud, Arabia Saudita

Lic. Wesley Abu Sumayyah Lebrón - Coordinador de IslamInSpanish para Nueva Jersey y graduado de la Universidad Mishkat

Lic. Hernán Guadalupe - Co-fundador de Hablamos Islam, Inc. 

Más:
Otros invitados especiales
Hora social para hermanas
Clase de defensa propia para hermanos
Guardería y programa separado para los niños
Mesas de venta e información

LAS PRIMERAS 50 PERSONAS EN LLEGAR RECIBIRAN UN REGALO

Are you ready to answer the call?

The Call: A Conference for Latino Muslims
With the support of MAS, the Latino Muslim community of Queens invites you to this unique event, insha'Allah. 
An Islamic conference organized by Latinos, for Latinos (and their families and supporters).

The main topics will be:
- Perfecting worship during a time of distractions
- The weak believer compared to the strong believer
- Studying Islam in the West

Presented by our special guests:

Danny Khalil Salgado - Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Abu Sumayyah Lebrón - NJ Coordinator for IslamInSpanish and graduate of Mishkat University

Hernán Guadalupe - Co-founder of Hablamos Islam, Inc. 

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"Watched" Film Screening at BAM
Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

"Watched" Film Screening at BAM

Tickets now available

The New York chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relation (CAIR-NY) is hosting a screening of the film "Watched" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. 

"Watched" tells the stories of Muslim students at Brooklyn College who experienced major life disruptions and psychological trauma during and after NYPD Muslim surveillance program involving a undercover agent at Brooklyn college over the years 2011 to 2015. Agent ‘Mel’ infiltrated the college MSA by posing as a student and over time she became part of the MSA students’ circle. In this film, two MSA students ‘M’ and ‘F’ share their pain and trauma inflicted by this invasive state surveillance.

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