#STL4Syria is a grassroots movement whose purpose is to bring as many Syrian refugees to St. Louis as possible. The first community meeting will be held on Saturday October 3rd at 6:30 PM, location TBA.
FACEBOOK EVENTS PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1490183471295389/
The ongoing crisis in Syria is the worst humanitarian crisis since WWII. Hundreds of thousands of people have been murdered, millions are either internally or externally displaced, hundreds of thousands are living in tent cities for years, while thousands drown in the sea or are brutalized while trying to flee to Europe. The United Nations is encouraging the United States to accept 65,000 Syrian refugees by 2016. So far the U.S. has accepted less then 1,000
The St. Louis Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-STL) will be hosting a voter registration drive at the Dar-Al-Jalal Islamic Center on Friday the 11th after Jummah Prayers.
WHAT: Voter Registration Drive
WHERE: Dar-Al-Jalal Islamic Center, 8945 Dunn Rd, Hazelwood MO 63135
WHEN: 1:00 - 2:15 PM
George Jean Nathan said, "Bad officials are elected by good citizens who don't vote". The greatest right that an American has is the right to vote. At CAIR-STL we are dedicated to getting American Muslims registered to vote and exercise their right. We believe that by registering Muslims to vote that they will be able to make a more meaningful impact in the United States.
On Friday August 28th, Faizan Syed the Executive Director of the St. Louis Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-STL) held a "Know Your Rights" (KYR) workshop at Al-Manara Academy. The hour long workshop began after Maghrib (sunset) prayers and continued till Isha (night) prayers. During the workshop members of the Islamic Center learned the best ways to send money overseas to help their family members and ensure the money doesn't fall into the wrong hands. The workshop also included methods to avoid becoming the victim of scam calls.