About the Community Outreach Department

CAIR-Oklahoma is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. Established in 2006 by a group of local Muslims, CAIR-Oklahoma serves the entire state of Oklahoma through its Oklahoma City office. We partner regularly with faith-based, community, and social justice organizations from around the state in working together towards the common goal of improving the quality of life for all Oklahomans.

Meet Our Community Outreach Director

Natasha Saya

Natasha Saya

Community Outreach Director

Natasha Saya, a 2018 graduate from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Human Relations, is a dynamic community leader. During her undergraduate years, she held prominent roles, including president of the Muslim Student Association, organizing impactful events such as a ‘Unity Symposium’ and a ‘No Ban, No Wall’ solidarity march. Post-graduation, Natasha joined CAIR Oklahoma, rising from intern to Community Outreach Director. She has spearheaded numerous events, collaborated with diverse organizations, and initiated innovative programs, such as a successful celebration for Muslim women on World Hijab Day in 2019. In addition to overseeing CAIR Oklahoma’s communication channels and managing its online presence, Natasha directs initiatives aimed at empowering youth and young adults, contributing to her mission of building a more inclusive and just community in Oklahoma.

Events Organized

Hours of Media Coverage

Graduates of Leadership Programs

Department Highlights

Oklahoma Muslims Tell Their Own Story With New Guide Book

CAIR-OK’s first “Guide to Islam and Muslims in Oklahoma” is a 32-page resource that includes a glossary of Muslim terms, Oklahoma Muslim demographics and information on Muslim social and civic involvement. The guide also include Islamic theology and how it relates to other faiths, plus commentary on “Islamophobia” and its effect on Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma Muslims Share Message of Peace, Charity at End of Ramadan

That spirit of peace and greater understanding has gone hand-in-hand with Ramadan’s central theme of charity to those in need, said Imam Imad Enchassi, lead imam and president of Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City (ISGOC). “In Ramadan we focus quite a bit on spirituality and charity,” Enchassi said. “That is a global theme in Ramadan.”

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Prayer Vigil Held for Victims of New Zealand Mosque Shooting

A call for healing at the Islamic Center of Greater Oklahoma City on Sunday. Faith leaders gathered for a prayer vigil to remember victims of an attack at mosques in New Zealand.

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