Last updated on: 10/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 3, 2007

Description:

“The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(4), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, with regional offices nationwide and in Canada. The national headquarters is located on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Since its establishment in 1994, CAIR has worked to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America. Through media relations, lobbying, education and advocacy, CAIR puts forth an Islamic perspective to ensure the Muslim voice is represented. In offering this perspective, CAIR seeks to empower the American Muslim community and encourage their participation in political and social activism.”

“About Us: Vision, Mission, Core Principles,” CAIR website (accessed on Oct. 3, 2007)

Mission:

“CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.”

“About Us: Vision, Mission, Core Principles,” CAIR website (accessed on Oct. 3, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(4)