Now Hiring: Community Advocate

Position: Community Advocate, Fulltime  Location: Atlanta, Georgia; In-office   Reports to: Executive Director  Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled   Start Date: ASAP  About CAIR-Georgia   CAIR-Georgia is the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest civil liberties and advocacy group serving the […]

Now Hiring: Staff Attorney

Position: Staff Attorney Areas of Practice:  Policing, Prisoners’ Rights, Immigration, Employment Issues, Other Civil Rights  Location: Atlanta, Georgia; In-office   Reports to: Legal Director  Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. CAIR-Georgia is an equal opportunity employer.  Start Date: January 3, 2023 About CAIR Georgia:  CAIR-Georgia is the Georgia chapter […]

BREAKING: CAIR, CAIR-Georgia Welcome Settlement with DeKalb County Jail Over Denial of Halal Food, Ramadan Meals for Muslim Inmates 

(ATLANTA, GA, 4/20/2022) – The national office and Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR/CAIR-GA) today welcomed the settlement of a lawsuit brought against DeKalb County Jail for repeatedly denying the provision of halal food and timely Ramadan meals to Muslims.    [NOTE: “Halal” is the Arabic word for foods allowed under Islamic dietary laws, which […]

CAIR, CAIR-Georgia Sue DeKalb County Jail for Denying Muslims Halal Food, Ramadan Meals

(ATLANTA, GA, 4/19/2022) – The national office and Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today held a news conference in Atlanta, Ga., to announce the filing of a lawsuit against DeKalb County Jail for repeatedly denying the provision of timely Ramadan meals to Muslims, essentially forcing inmates to choose between starving or […]

CAIR, CAIR-GA Welcome Hate Crime Convictions in Murder of Ahmaud Arbery  

(WASHINGTON D.C., 2/22/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, and the Georgia chapter of CAIR (CAIR-Georgia) today welcomed a jury’s decision to convict the three white men involved in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery of federal hate crime charges.   On Tuesday, a federal jury found Gregory […]

ACTION ALERT: RAISE YOUR VOICE AGAINST HB 1274

HB 1274 aims to redefine antisemitism in Georgia to include criticisms of the Israeli government. This is a blatant attempt to stifle our First Amendment rights as United States citizens while doing nothing to meaningfully address the root cause of most antisemitism: white supremacism.  TAKE ACTION: EMAIL YOUR ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY On February […]

ACTION ALERT: Urge Governor Kemp to Veto Unconstitutional Anti-Boycott Law

(Atlanta, Georgia, 2/3/22) – The Georgia chapter and national office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) is calling on all Georgia state residents to take part in its click-and-send action alert urging Governor Brian Kemp to veto House Bill 383 – a last ditch attempt by the state legislature to save the state’s anti-boycott […]

Civil Rights Groups Condemn Georgia House Bill 383 ‘Doomed’ Effort to Save State’s Unconstitutional Anti-Boycott Law

CAIR pledges to challenge the anti-boycott law again if approved by Governor Kemp  (ATLANTA, GA – 1/28/2022) – A group of Georgia-based and national civil rights groups and human rights organizations today called House Bill 383 “a doomed effort” to save the state’s anti-boycott law after a federal court ruled the original version of the law unconstitutional.  The […]

Now Hiring: Communications and Outreach Manager

Position: Communications and Outreach Manager, fulltime Location: Atlanta, Georgia; in-office with partial work from home ability  Reports to: Deputy Director   Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. CAIR-Georgia is an equal opportunity employer.  Start Date: January 3, 2023 About CAIR Georgia:   CAIR-Georgia is the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), […]

CAIR-Georgia Announces Federal Discrimination Charge Against Chipotle for Islamophobic, Xenophobic Harassment of Somali-American Female Employee

(ATLANTA, GA, 10/29/2021) — The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today announced a federal charge of discrimination against Chipotle on behalf of a 19-year-old Somali-American Muslim woman, Samira Gure after she was subjected to pervasive gender, racial, and religious discrimination during her employment with the fast-food chain. SEE NEWS CONFERENCE VIDEO: […]