#CAIR-AL: Khaula Hadeed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Alabama: FACES of Birmingham
"Khaula Hadeed can tell you that being the executive director of the Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Alabama’s only Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has never been a simple job. With the current political climate, however, her job has become even more challenging. But she persists. Khaula and her organization continue to promote justice by fighting to uphold the constitution and protect civil liberties. And they continue to promote understanding by encouraging dialogue, building coalitions and challenging negative stereotypes about Muslims through increasing participation of Muslims in political and civic life. Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, Khaula Hadeed." ... See MoreSee Less
#CAIR-AL: Dunya Habash at the TEDx talk telling the story of her documentary Zaatari: Jordan's Newest City ... See MoreSee Less
When interviewing Syrians in a refugee camp, Oxford student Dunya Habash confronted a painful personal truth: "I, the daughter of Syrian immigrants, carried with me several stereotypes about refugees that I didn’t even realize I had." She realized they were nothing like the headlines that only cluttered news feeds, timelines, and trending topics. "Although thumbing through Facebook and reading quick headlines can certainly keep us up to date about issues in the world, they don’t give us the full picture."
Call ICE today and demand the immediate release of the Alabama 40.
#CAIR-AL stands with the 40 individuals that have been detained by ICE in North Alabama, and with their families. We stand against policies and actions that are unjust and xenophobic, and that violate basic human rights. Families have reported that these arrests were made without warrants and with forced entry into homes.
To be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.
To enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. CAIR-Alabama is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. Established in 2015 by a group of local activists, community leaders, and civic-minded individuals. CAIR-Alabama serves the entire state of Alabama through its Birmingham office. CAIR-Alabama is a chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group with chapters nationwide. The national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Click here to see contact information of our regional offices nationwide.