The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is the nation's largest Muslim civil rights organization. CAIR's mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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CAIR-WA is dedicated to helping journalists produce high quality stories by providing story ideas, sources, information and content, guidance on use of accurate language and appropriate context, and in any other way needed.

Journalists:

Let us provide unique story ideas and sources for your next print or broadcast feature or news story! We have more than 100 possible story ideas relating to Islam and American Muslims spanning all sorts of areas from news to feature stories, from sports to food to business. We also have more than 100 diverse local American Muslims and allies you can source to make those story ideas into actual pitches to your editors…and into published stories! Working with a short deadline? No problem. We can provide story ideas and/or connect you with a source or two within a matter of minutes. Contact us.

CAIR-WA Media Contact: CAIR-WA Executive Director Arsalan Bukhari; Phone: (206) 367-4081; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(To contact other CAIR chapters, please click here)

Photos for Media Use

Click here to visit our Flickr online photo album where high resolution photos are available for use by any media outlet (Please feel free to contact us so that we can help find the right photo(s) for your story or if you have any trouble downloading high resolution photos from the album)

B-Roll for Media Use

(to be released March 31, 2017 or earlier)

CAIR-WA will soon offer a wide array of B-Roll video for broadcasters to use to provide appropriate, relevant silent video to play when covering Islam and Muslims.

Our Media Reference Guides

(to be released March 31, 2017 or earlier)

Our media reference guides will provide dos and don’ts on covering Islam and Muslims accurately with proper language and context.


Get the facts in response to common myths about Islam and Muslims at www.islamfactcheck.org

CAIR National Press Releases

Click here to see CAIR National Press Releases


Download Logos

Click here to download CAIR-WA logos in EPS, PNG and PDF formats (zip file)

Research Surveys and Polls

(to be released March 31, 2017, or earlier

Every research survey on American Muslims, from Gallup to Pew to Harvard University, paints a picture of the American Muslim community as one that’s mainstream and exemplifies the best of America

Keep Up with Our Blog

Want to know what CAIR-WA is up to? Check out www.cairseattle.org/blog for information about all of CAIR-WA’s work every day to share stories of American Muslims that build mutual understanding.