Now Hiring: Executive Director

Position: Executive Director Schedule Type: Full time, periodic evenings and weekends required Areas of Focus: Fundraising, management, advocacy, policy, community relations Location: Atlanta, Georgia Reports to: Board of Directors Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled About CAIR-Georgia CAIR-Georgia is the Georgia chapter of the Council on American […]

CAIR-GA, Partners Condemn Forced Resignation, Alleged Harassment of Black Muslim Woman Clarkston City Manager

(ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 8/11/2023) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia), Women Watch Afrika, Citizens for a Better Clarkston Coalition, Voices of Muslims, the Burmese Rohingya Community, and the Indian American Muslim Council – Atlanta chapter today condemned the forced resignation of Clarkston City Manager Shawanna Qawiy from her position.  Concerned citizens and […]

CAIR-Georgia Announces Azka Mahmood as Interim Executive Director 

(ATLANTA, GA – 8/2/2023) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today announced Azka Mahmood as their Interim Executive Director, effective August 7, 2023.   Mahmood has served CAIR-Georgia as Deputy Director since 2021. She is an advocate for human and civil rights who has a background in research, policy analysis, and social inequalities.   Previously, Mahmood served as the […]

Community Farewell Letter from Murtaza Khwaja

Asalaam alaikum, esteemed friends and supporters!  I hope this message finds each one of you in high spirits. I have bittersweet news to share with you today.   After seven impactful years serving the Georgia Muslim community, including the last two and a half as Executive Director of CAIR Georgia, I am now embarking on a […]

Muslim Groups Call on DOJ to Transfer Imam Jamil Al-Amin Back to Georgia for Fulton DA Review of ‘Credible and Consistent’ Confessions by Actual Perpetrator

(ATLANTA, GA – 5/24/23) – The Georgia chapter and national office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-GA/CAIR) today joined 28 other American Muslim organizations in calling on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to transfer Imam Jamil Al-Amin (formerly known as H. Rap Brown) from federal custody in Arizona back to state custody in Georgia […]

Urussa Ali

Paralegal Urussa has worked in the field of banking for the last four years serving the local communities in Gwinnett County to assist them in gaining financial knowledge and achieving financial freedom.  Urussa’s passion for people and history lead her to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Art History from the University of Georgia. […]

Megan Gordon

Policy Manager Megan Gordon is a passionate policy advocate and lobbyist who believes that Georgia should be a place where all people can thrive. As Policy Manager at CAIR Georgia, she works to advance policies that support Georgia’s Muslim community. Megan’s favorite part of her work is empowering Muslims to engage with their government and […]

Ollicia Richard

Office Manager As a highly accomplished and detail-oriented professional, Ollicia Richard has dedicated over 5 years of her career to various administrative roles within diverse industries. Currently serving as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant, Ollicia has greatly contributed to her organization’s growth through impeccable communication, organization, and leadership skills. Previously, Ollicia served as the […]