EPIC Leadership Camp: Inspiring Change Makers & American Muslim Leaders

East Plano Islamic Center and CAIR-Texas Austin & DFW are proud to bring a joint summer leadership program for high school Muslim students in Dallas. We believe in inspiring change-makers and training the next generation of American Muslim leaders. WHAT: Epic Leadership Camp: Inspiring Change Makers & American Muslim LeadersWHERE: East Plano Islamic Center WHEN: July 5th to July 29th - Every Tuesday & Thursday 12PM - 2PM COST: $99 per student - Financial Assistance is available Register Today, Click Here... This 4-week course is open to both young men and women who are in high school. The program will…

The Neglected Sunnah: Islamic Wills Workshop at Valley Ranch Islamic Center

Writing an Islamic will is an obligation for every Muslim. Sadly, this is an obligation that many of us don't take seriously and neglect.   This becomes an even more significant issue for Muslim converts who sometimes are not buried as Muslims and struggle when they or a loved one passes without an Islamic Will. Join us as we host an Islamic Wills and Estate planning workshop for the public, especially focusing on Muslim converts. Attorney Farhana Querishi with the law offices of Querishi and Salejee, an expert on Islamic Wills and Estate planning, will be presenting that evening.  …

CAIR-Austin Attends Interfaith Vigil for Uvalde and Buffalo: An Urgent Call to Love in Action

Last Thursday, May 26th, community members from diverse backgrounds gathered at St. James Episcopal Church in Austin, TX to pray and mourn for the victims of the devastating mass shootings in Buffalo, NY and Uvalde, TX in recent weeks. Shaimaa Zayan, CAIR-TX Austin & DFW (CAIR-TX) Community Relations Coordinator attended the program. During the vigil, representatives from local faith communities reflected on loss, grief, and the moral obligation to take action in the wake of such tragedies. In addition to faith leaders, there were also teachers, students, and local school administrators in attendance, who spoke about the changing experience of…

Securing Our Masjids: Security Training in Austin - CAIR-Texas

  Protecting houses of worship, schools, and our institutions is a tremendous responsibility and reality in the wake of increased gun violence in the U.S. American Muslims have an increased threat due to growing Islamophobia and history of targeting Muslim institutions. Join us for a "Securing Our Masjid" workshop with Muslim Police Sergeant Sam Mohamad. WHAT:Securing Our Masjids: Security Training in Austin WHEN:Friday, June 3rd at 8:30 P.M. (After Maghrib) WHERE: Islamic Society of Greater Austin 5110 Manor Rd, Austin TX 78723 Click Here to Register for Free (Helps us Manage Number of Participants)... Trainer: Police Captain Sam Mohamad & Executive…

Hate Crimes & Bullying in Texas: Know Your Rights Workshop at McKinney Masjid

Join McKinney Islamic Centerfor community pot-luck night, where we will have civil rights activist from CAIR-Dallas giving an important workshop titled "Hate Crimes & Bullying in Texas." This Know Your Rights workshop will discuss Islamophobia, how to deal with bullying in public schools and educate the community about our rights. WHAT: Hate Crimes & Bullying in Texas: Know Your Rights WorkshopWHERE: McKinney Islamic Center2940 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney TX, 75070WHEN: Friday, July 15th at 8:30 P.M. (After Maghrib) Presenter: Executive Director Faizan Syed of CAIR-Texas Austin & DFW Read Full Bio of Speaker Click Here... Community Pot-Luck and Light Refreshment Served As American Muslims, we are grateful…