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Wednesday, 12 June 2024

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This year marks the second time Ramadan will be observed during the pandemic, which calls for some adjustments. Instead of breaking fast with festive meals and family, people may choose to observe the iftar differently.

The Muslim community is a part of the American community. It’s not them and us. It’s we,” said Hiba Rahim with CAIR Florida.
She says post 9/11, Muslim Americans were attacked and faced discrimination and bias.

CAIR-Florida’s Central Florida Regional Coordinator Lara Abu Ghannam said, “CAIR-Florida is outraged to learn of the attack on a young Muslim female student at Chiefland Middle School in Levy County, Florida.” Not only are we disturbed by the physical attack on this young student but also the jeering and laughing by those witnessing the attack and the strikingly apparent lack of intervention by administrators

February 15, 2024   My name is Mari Marks, I am the Policy Manger for CAIR-Florida.  We are an established civil rights organization protecting people from around the world.   I come before you today to ask that you please vote yes on the resolution for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, and end to violence in […]

May 5, 2024   Addressing the university student movement in the U.S. from a proud International Relations alumnus from Kent State University, and humanitarian professional. First of all, the story is Gaza and the West Bank.  The student protests sweeping the nation, and making world news, are in response to 7 months of protests for […]

May 2, 2024   My name is Mari Marks. I am the Policy Manager for CAIR Florida. I am also a proud graduate in International Relations from Kent State University, and a grad student at American University.  In two days, Kent will honor the victims killed by the National Guard on May 4th, as they […]

April 22, 2024   My name is Mari Marks, I am a wife, a mom and International Human Rights scholar. I am also the Policy Manger for CAIR-Florida. We are an established civil rights organization protecting people from around the world.   I come before you today to ask that you please stop voting on annual […]