MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-Austin to Hold Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Unarmed Moroccan Man Gunned Down by…

(AUSTIN, TX- 10/21/2021) – On Saturday, October 23 (6 p.m.), the Austin chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Austin), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold an interfaith prayer vigil in memory of Adil Dghoughi, an unarmed Moroccan man allegedly killed by a white property owner in Martindale, Texas.   Video: CAIR-Austin Calls for Independent Probe Into Killing of Unarmed Moroccan Man in Rural Texas   WHAT: Justice for Adil Dghoughi Interfaith Prayer Vigil & Remembrance   WHERE: Outside of Texas Capitol Building, 44 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701 (Parking Available in the…

Young Muslim Leadership Conference @ SMU

High School students, join us for our first-ever, Young Muslim Leadership Conference @ Southern Methodist University (SMU)hosted by the united offices of CAIR-Texas Austin & DFW and SMU Muslim Student Association (SMU MSA). WHAT:Young Muslim Leadership Conference @ SMUWHEN:Saturday, Oct. 16th from 10 AM - 7 PMWHERE:SMU Hugges-Trigg Center3140 Dyer St, Dallas TX, 75205Cost:Only $30 Per Student - Covers Cost of Event, Lunch, and Snacks for Students*Financial Assistance is Available Simply Email info@cairdfw.org) Sorry Registration is Closed: - Deadline for registration, Wednesday, Oct. 13th This Leadership Conference is designed to inspire and train the next generation of Young Muslim leaders. Future leaders will listen to…

Video - CAIR, CAIR-Texas to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Panel as Part of Diversity…

  (WASHINGTON D.C., 10/7/2021) – On Monday, October 11th at 8:45 p.m. EST, The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and CAIR’s Austin, Dallas Fort Worth, and Houston, Texas chapters will be hosting a virtual panel in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The panel is part of CAIR’s wider Diversity Campaign.  The panel will feature: Ambreen Hernandez, Director of Operations at CAIR Houston Nahela Morales, Motivational Speaker, Bayan Graduate Student, CAIR Texas Austin, and DFW board member Imam Wesley Lebron, Imam of MAS NY and lead coordinator for Reverts Reconnect Imam Daniel Abdullah Hernandez, Imam of the Islamic Center of Lehigh…

Inspiring Confidence: Raising Steadfast Muslim Children

Raising children is hard, raising Muslim children is the U.S. is even harder. As parents we struggle with teaching them our faith and navigating through an environment where drugs, dating, and other sins are prevalent. For many Muslim parents we just try to get by. However, what are steps that parents and Muslim students can take to build a strong foundation. A foundation that inspires confidence and steadfastness. So much so that rather then constantly telling students to "do this" and "don't do that" that students have the foundation to make good decisions on their own. WHAT: Inspiring Confidence: Advice…