We're Hiring: Youth Development Coordinator - CAIR-TX

Title: Youth Development Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Schedule Type: Part-time, Non-exempt Location: Office located in Dallas Fort-Worth, TX. Requires some travel throughout Texas. Hiring Timeline: Immediately The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Texas Austin & DFW (CAIR-TX) is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Youth Development Coordinator position at its Dallas Fort-Worth office. Join one of the most dynamic teams defending civil rights on behalf of the American Muslim community, promoting civic engagement, and building coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. The ideal candidate will play a central role in overseeing, mentoring, and managing the Young Muslim…

Game Changers Camp: Essentials of Project Management & Strategic Planning

Building Game Changers: We believe in order to best train and inspire the next generation of American Muslim leaders who will be true Game Changers requires building skills in Project Management and Strategic Planning. Alhamdulilah, CAIR-Texas Austin & DFW (CAIR-TX) is proud to launch the "Game Changers Camp: Essentials of Project Management & Strategic Planning." These skills are essential to managing teams, projects, business, or nonprofit organizations. Within the Muslim community, these skills are desperately needed to successfully run the various Islamic Centers, Educational Institutions, and various nonprofits that all work to establish the deen of Allah. It's not enough to…

Security Training Offered in Wake of Uvalde Shooting - CAIR-TX

Dear Community Members,With a heavy heart, I share the news of another devastating mass shooting in our nation that struck close to home. Earlier today, I, like many of you, was picking up my three children from their elementary school and getting them excited about summer vacation. SubhanAllah, around the same time, 19 innocent people, 18 children, and one teacher were mercilessly gunned down at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, near San Antonio.SEE: 18 Children and 1 Teacher Killed in texas Elementary School ShootingAs a father, I imagine myself in the shoes of countless parents, siblings, family members, and…

Communications Internships - Journalism, Social Media, Video/Photo, & Graphic Design

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION Our Communications Department is the face and voice of the CAIR-Texas Austin & DFW (CAIR-TX) chapter, connecting the work done in the office to the greater local, national, and international community. This department holds press conferences; issues press releases and newsletters to thousands of media outlets and local leaders; maintains CAIR-TX’s website; updates, grows, and organizes initiatives across social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat; creates official documentaries and publications; contributes journalistic articles regularly; and produces video content for cases and news stories. Interns work closely with the Executive Director and Outreach & Development Coordinator in creating content…

American Muslim Organizations Unite to Reject ADL’s ‘Slander’ and Support Palestinian Human Rights

Diverse collection of groups respond after ADL director equates Palestinian human rights advocates with white supremacists  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/16/2022) – Dozens of major American Muslim organizations united today to issue an unprecedented joint statement expressing their unified support for Palestinian human rights and their unified rejection of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Director Jonathan Greenblatt’s recent “slander” against prominent Muslim, Jewish, Arab, and Palestinian human rights activists.  On Sunday, May 1, Greenblatt sparked widespread backlash by falsely equating Palestinian human rights activists with white supremacists and J6 insurrectionists.  Greenblatt also claimed that the ADL now considers any criticism of Zionism to be anti-Semitism.  SEE: Religion News Service: ADL chief’s attack on left-leaning…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-DFW to Join Coalition Protest Against Murder of Journalist During 74th Anniversary of…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-DFW to Join Coalition Protest Against Murder of Journalist During 74th Anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) in Downtown Dallas  (Dallas, TX, 5/13/2022) – On May 15, the Dallas Fort-Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) will join a large coalition of human rights organizations for a protest in downtown Dallas to call on the Biden administration to hold the State of Israel accountable for the murder of U.S. citizen and journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.   The protest will include speeches from coalition leaders, chants, and a march. Participants are encouraged to bring Palestinian flags, dress in Palestinian…