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Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month?Every October, schools and organizations across the country join National Bullying Prevention Month.The goal? To encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the … Continue reading
As some of our brothers and sisters embark on the blessed journey of Hajj this year, we at CAIR-Houston pray for their successful pilgrimage. Below are just a few travel tips to be aware of.
CAIR TEXAS-Houston is advising community members, particularly those who may be targeted in the Trump administration’s threatened Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and U.S. citizens who may be in a position to protect their brothers and sisters, to#knowtheirrights. “You have the right to not open the door,” said CAIR TEXAS-Houston, Executive … Continue reading
Dear imam, activist, community leader, brother or sister: As-salaamu alaykum. Peace be upon you, This Muslim Community Safety Kit was developed to better equip you and your community with the knowledge necessary to protect against anti-Muslim bigotry or attacks, and to secure your basic legal rights. In times of difficulty … Continue reading
If you believe you are facing discrimination at work: Remain calm and polite. Inform the offending party that you believe his/her actions are discriminatory. Report the discriminatory action in writing to company management. Begin documenting the discrimination by saving memos, keeping a detailed journal, noting the presence of witnesses and … Continue reading
You have the right to wear religious clothing. You also have the right to wear clothing with a religious message, as long as other clothes with similar messages are allowed. You have the right to inform others about your religion. You have the right to pass out literature or to … Continue reading
As an airline passenger, you are entitled to courteous, respectful and non-stigmatizing treatment by airline and security personnel. It is illegal for law enforcement officials to perform any stops, searches, detentions, or removals based solely on your race, religion, national origin, sex, or ethnicity. If you believe you have been … Continue reading