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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 […]

CAIR-Georgia, Jewish Voice for Peace, Georgia Muslim Voter Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, and Others Hold Press Conference Condemning HB 144

(ATLANTA, GA, 3/27/2023): On Monday, March 27th, 2023 at noon, the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, Georgia Muslim Voter Project (GAMVP) and other partners held a press conference in opposition to HB 144. HB 144 codifies the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s […]

CAIR-Georgia, Georgia Muslim Voter Project (GAMVP) and IMAN-Atlanta Co-Hosted Muslim Advocacy Day at the Georgia Capitol

(ATLANTA, GA, 03/17/2023) – On March 16, 2023, The Georgia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia), Georgia Muslim Voter Project (GAMVP) and Inner-City Muslim Action Network-Atlanta (IMAN Atlanta) hosted the Georgia Muslim Advocacy Day at the Georgia State Capitol.  This event brought together Muslim community leaders and advocates to address key issues affecting Muslims […]

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 […]


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 […]