WHAT WE DO
CAIR-MO vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.
Our 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.
CAIR-MISSOURI work and advocacy has a direct impact on preserving civil rights of American-Muslims - relief for the victims, improving policies to accommodate religious practices and eliminate discriminatory measures, and empowering individuals and institutions to protect their rights.
CAIR-MISSOURI organizes press conference and issues dozens of press releases and media advisories annually to ensure that Muslim voices on vital issues and current events are represented in the mainstream media.
COMMUNITY & GOVERNMENT OUTREACH
CAIR-MISSOURI aims to educate and build bridges between Muslims and diverse communities, establish partnerships with other organizations, and bolster CAIR-Missouri's ability to serve its constituents in the Missouri Muslim communities.
Up for the Challenge: Building Our Legacy
Special Guest Speaker Ilyasah Shabazz, Daughter of the great civil rights leader, Malcolm X.
Saturday, November 5th at 5:30 P.M. at the DoubleTree Chesterfield Hotel
(ST. LOUIS, MO, 10/5/2016) – On Sunday, October 9, the Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri) will join dozens of other organizations and thousands of people for the “Say No to Hate: Come Get Our Vote” Presidential Debate March.
WHAT: Say No to Hate: Come Get Our Vote
WHEN: Sunday, October 9, 5 P.M.
WHERE: Delmar Loop Parking Lot 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City, MO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CAIR-Missouri Urges GOP Leaders to Repudiate Anti-Muslim, Other Offensive Messages Re-Posted by Gubernatorial Candidate’s Ad Narrator
(SAINT LOUIS, MO, 9/27/16) - The Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri) tonight called on Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens and other GOP leaders in that state to repudiate internet messages disparaging Muslims, alleging that President Obama is foreign-born and joking about rape re-posted by Robert Murphy, the narrator of a new ad campaign for the candidate.
A range of local protest groups and organizations including Show Me $15, CAIR-Missouri, the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Organization for Black Struggle will demonstrate outside of Wash U's grounds, rallying around the slogans "Say No to Hate" and "Come Get Our Vote." In addition to higher wages, the coalition will protest for "education equity, immigration reform, environmental justice, racial justice, criminal justice reform and reproductive rights."
“America is a country that’s going through tremendous change, and fundamentally that change has to do with the makeup of this country. Within this nation within your lifetimes, you’re going to see minorities become more and more a majority within this nation,” Syed said.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/25/16) - The Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for an apparent arson attack on a mosque under construction in that state.