CAIR-Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh)

Mission Statement

Protect our civil liberties Enhance the understanding of Islam Empower American Muslims Build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Reached a wider selection of Muslims within the community to learn of our services. Becoming a established source for the media as a go to organization for comments on current affairs Recognized by government institutions as the go to organization for enhancing the understanding Islam related affairs.
Current Goals Address the Trump related Executive Orders related to the Muslim community through town hall meetings, etc to address the fears and uncertainties of the Muslim community. Empower the Muslim community to be active in civic engagement.
Community or Constituency Served Muslims in the State of Delaware and Pennsylvania
Geographic Area Served State of Delaware and Pennsylvania

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Organization Last Reviewed on 07/01/2017

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1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, pa 19102
Phone: 2675156710

General Information

Alternative Name: CAIR-PA, CAJR Philly, Council on American Islamic Relations, CAIR Pittsburgh
EIN: 54-2174614
Principal Staff: Jacob Bender
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 3 and one part time
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: We do not have a specific client base per se. We serve the Muslim community in the State of Delaware and Pennsylvania. We serve those whose civil liberties have been violated and the community in general by advocating on their behalf through serving our mission statement which is protecting their civil liberties, enhancing the understanding of Islam, empowering the Muslim community and building coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Ruling Year: 2005


Board Chair: Iftekhar Hussain
Number of Board Members: 4
Board Meetings with Quorum: 8
Average Member Attendance: 3.6

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