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ACTION ALERT: CAIR-Houston Backs Legislation to Stop President Trump’s March to War on Iran

(Houston, Texas, 1/6/20) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expressed strong support for congressional efforts to bar the Trump Administration from taking further steps toward an illegal and unnecessary war on Iran. On Jan. 3, the Trump administration … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Know Your Rights when Traveling

(Houston, Texas, 1/6/2020) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, expresses deep concern over the dozens of Iranian-Americans, this past weekend, who were stopped at length and questioned at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington. We strongly encourage our communities to … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Congratulates Dr. Letitia Plummer, Houston’s first Muslim Woman Inaugurated to City Council

  (HOUSTON, TX 1/7/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim advocacy and civil rights group, congratulates a historic victory by American Muslim candidate in Houston. Dr. Letitia Plummer won Houston’s At-Large 4 Council seat. She is the first Muslim woman elected to City … Continue reading

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Houston Muslims Join MLK March 2020

CAIR-Houston is proud to participate in this year’s 42nd Annual Martin Luther King Parade. We are inviting our Muslim community to be a part of this annual march honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. RSVP Here WHAT: MLK Day Parade WHEN: Monday, January 20th, 2020 … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston’s 18th Annual Gala Highlights

Assalaamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Jazaakum Allahu Khair from the bottom of our hearts for making our 18th Annual Gala a resounding success. We were honored to have been joined by over 600 Houstonians who came together to make the event our most special ever, an inspiring evening, and a tremendous … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Urges Congress to Support Bipartisan Resolution Against Indian Government’s Abuses in Jammu and Kashmir

(Houston, Texas,12/17/19) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on all Americans 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) — … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston 2019 Voter’s Guide

CAIR-Houston has officially released our 2019 Voters Guide before Houstonians go to the polls on November 5th to cast their ballots. It’s our hope that this guide, which features unbiased and bipartisan information on key Houston Mayoral, City Controller and City Councilman candidates, in addition to 10 critical propositions that … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Anti Bullying Guide

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

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CAIR and CAIR-Houston Condemn NBA for Bowing to Chinese Pressure after Rockets Manager Backs Democracy in Hong Kong

Muslim civil rights group call for closure of training center in Chinese region state where 1 million Uyghur Muslims imprisoned (HOUSTON, TX – 10/7/2019) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Houston chapter today condemned the National Basketball Association (NBA) for silencing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey over … Continue reading

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Group Request to Decline Invitation to Community Summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Citing Human Rights Abuses

(Houston, TX, 9/20/19)– The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today local organizations (see list of signatories below) sent a letter to government elected officials listed below. The letter addressed to officials featured below requested that they do not participate … Continue reading

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