Running a Successful Grassroots Campaign- guest post by JoBeth Hamon

Running a Successful Grassroots Campaign- guest post by JoBeth Hamon

It’s still hard for me to believe, but just a few weeks ago I was elected to be the city councilor for Ward 6 of Oklahoma City. I still have until April 9 before I am sworn in and am grateful for this time to meet with city staff and prepare to take office. Over the...
CAIR-OK’s 2019 Policy Priorities

CAIR-OK’s 2019 Policy Priorities

Each year, CAIR Oklahoma (CAIR-OK) develops policy priorities to advance key issues and promote civic engagement among Oklahoma Muslims. The priorities are informed by research, community interest, and CAIR-OK’s mission, and is approved by our Board of Directors. If...
Cautiously Optimistic for the 2019 Legislative Session

Cautiously Optimistic for the 2019 Legislative Session

The State of the State Address by newly elected Governor Kevin Stitt started by reiterating his commitment to “make Oklahoma a top ten state.” He gave a three-pronged approach to achieve this lofty goal. The first being to bring talent from across the state to serve...
CAIR-OK’s First Annual Legislative Summit

CAIR-OK’s First Annual Legislative Summit

Wrapping up 2018 Lani Habrock, CAIR Oklahoma Government Affairs Director, had sent out a survey to CAIR OK members to ascertain what issues members regarded as important for CAIR OK to tackle in the 2019 legislative year. The results came back from the survey that...
Standing United for the Sake of Humanity

Standing United for the Sake of Humanity

Every Friday is usually the same at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. We listen to our weekly khutbah (religious message based on the Qur’an and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad) before offering our prayers in the early afternoon. On Friday, January 11th...

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