January Newsletter

2018 is here and we have tips and news to help you on your resolutions of self and community improvement! Click here to read our newsletter for January.

CAIR-WA is Hiring!

We’re currently hiring! Will you be the next Executive Director? Click here to learn more about our ED opening or find out about other ways you can join us at www.cairwa.org/careers!

Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever wondered how you would intervene if you saw someone being harassed because of their religious identity- or for any other reason? Join CAIR-WA for a Bystander Intervention Training on Saturday January 13, 2018 from 11-1 at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Seattle! The training will be led by the CAIR-WA.

FREE ENTRY. Seats are limited! Click here to register.

Harassed, attacked or threatened? Here are 3 simple steps to take

Click here to read the 3 simple steps to take if you or someone you know is physically or verbally attacked, harassed, or threatened.

Bullied at school? Here are 3 simple steps to take

Click here to read the 3 simple steps to take if you or someone you know is bullied in school.

Contacted by FBI? Here are 3 simple steps to take

Click here to read the 3 simple steps to take if you or someone you know is contacted by an FBI agent.

How to Educate Millions in 10 Minutes

Got 10 minutes? Send an e-mail editors of national newspapers and call-in to radio shows. We’ve made it easy! CLICK HERE for key messages to use. CLICK HERE for templates of language to use. CLICK HERE to find e-mail addresses of editors of major newspapers.

Visit our ‘Allies’ page

Get facts and information as well as concrete ways in which you can be a public and vocal ally and promote understanding of American Muslims’ lives.

Visit a Mosque Near You

Find a mosque to visit at www.islamicfinder.org

Research: American Muslims are Model U.S. Citizens

A new survey by the ISPU found that American Muslims are among the most religious and patriotic citizens. 85% of American Muslims "have a strong American identity," just like 84% of Protestants. They are also just as likely as other Americans to identify strongly with their faith — 89% of Muslims, 84% of Jews, and 95% of Catholics and Protestants shared the sentiment. Read the full survey report at: www.ispu.org/poll

1 in 18 Medical Doctors in U.S. is American Muslim

A new report by ISPU estimated the number of American Muslim physicians in the U.S. to be about 50,000. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the total number of active medical doctors across the U.S. is about 914,000. Click here to read the full ISPU report.

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Loaded News Coverage, Commentary Can Fuel Hate, Prejudice

Research by U. of Hawaii, U. of Exeter & National Hispanic Media Coalition indicates that media content can have a direct effect on hate and prejudice against minority groups. Accurate language can inform readers, while ethnically and religiously loaded language misleads readers and fuels hate and prejudice.

Apply now to attend 'Our Time to Shine'

Join other local Muslims in signing up to start volunteering for a political campaign of your choice so you can learn how to make media and politics work for our communities…and get a chance to apply for up to $100,000 in scholarships! CLICK HERE to visit the event page and apply

Trouble praying at work? You have a right to enough time and a clean space to pray. Contact CAIR-WA at 206-367-4081 and info@cairwa.org.

Posted by CAIR-Washington State on Wednesday, October 4, 2017