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2021 Texas Muslim Capitol Day - Register Today!

2021 Texas Muslim Capitol Day - Register Today!

Texas Muslim Capitol Day Flyer CAIR TexasTexas Muslim Capitol Day (TMCD) is a bi-annual event that brings together hundreds of Texas Muslims to the state's capitol in Austin Texas. During the event, Texas Muslims hold meetings with elected officials, a rally in front of the Capitol, and a prayer service. This event is done in collaboration with dozens of other Texas Muslim organizations, schools, Islamic centers, and other groups in order to empower Texas Muslims to become more civicially engaged and have their voices heard.

​Digital TMCD During Covid: The upcoming legislative session presents unique challenges due to Covid-19 restrictions. The TMCD organizing committee has decided to hold a 'digital Capitol day' rather then in person. What this means is participants will

Brought to you by CAIR Texas Chapters: Austin, DFW, Houston, San Antonio
 
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Hate Monitor Intern, Hindutva – CAIR-TX DFW

Hate Monitor Intern, Hindutva – CAIR-TX DFW

Hate Monitor Intern, Hindutva – CAIR-TX DFW

The Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Dallas Fort-Worth (CAIR-TX DFW) has opened an internship position to monitor various hate groups in Texas. This specific intern will monitor the troubling rise of Hindutva activities in the U.S. This will include collecting stories of Americans who were intimidated by Hindutva supporters and monitor events, rallies, and other programs in support of Hindutva ideology.

A candidate whose studying journalism and other fields related to communications is preferred. Must have strong writing and communications skills. Candidate will work remotely. Position requires a commitment of 6 – 8 hours per week.

Application guidelines:

To be considered a resume and cover letter must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and include all of the following:

  1. A resume that lists your most relevant and updated profile and contact information; and
  2. Samples of your work. Departments may require you to submit at least one of the following samples:
    • Writing sample: This could be a drafted legal document, press release, blog, or previously submitted essay or writing assignment you’ve written that reflects civil rights and advocacy issues as they pertain to CAIR scope. If none of the above are available, an original essay will also be considered. [maximum length: 3 pages; if longer, please select an excerpt].
  3. A cover letter that specifies the position(s) you are applying for, as well as your interests and qualifications. Applicants must clearly indicate which internship position(s) they are applying for in the cover letter.
  4. If you are a student, a course schedule for the most current academic period (only applicable for Fall and Spring session)

All interns are subject to the applicable CAIR-TX DFW employee rules.

Academic credit and community service hours

Interns may receive academic credit or community service hours if arrangements are made between CAIR and the intern’s school. It is the student’s responsibility to research the requirements, work with the supervising director to tailor the internship, and ensure that appropriate forms are completed if they wish to receive academic credits from their respective institutions.

CAIR-TX to Join Virtual Palestine Advocacy Day

CAIR-TX to Join Virtual Palestine Advocacy Day

CAIR-TX DFW is proud to co-sponsor and join the first ever virtual "Palestine Advocacy Day" on September 14th - 18th, 2020.

logo SMAbout The Event

Since 2015, American Muslims for Palestine has organized an annual Palestine Advocacy Day and Training weekend to educate students, community activists, and organizers —young and old—on civic engagement and policy work exclusively on the issue of Palestine.
 
Invited guest lecturers and instructors provide an in-depth course on legislative advocacy and the political process in the U.S. with workshops on:
 
  • The Structures of Government
  • Community & Movement History – Building Power
  • Understanding Civic Engagement
  • How to Speak to Elected Officials and Their Offices
  • Direct Action & Its Uses
  • Political Advocacy & Political/Electoral Organizing
  • Training on Making Asks on Specific Policy Issues
  • Public Speaking

Registration is only $10. CAIR-TX DFW is willig to sponsor anyone who wants to participate in this advocacy day. To get sponsored simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request a sponsorship.

Register to be part of the Texas delegation, click here...