The American Islamic Congress was 1 of 15 civil and religious organizations that supported Samantha Elauf’s petition in a brief for the Supreme Court. In 2008, Ms. Elauf interviewed with a children’s clothing store, owned by big name Abercrombie & Fitch. However, they proceeded to deny her employment, claiming her head scarf was against the company’s dress code policy. Click here to read the lawsuit in-depth and here to read about Ms. Elauf’s triumph in court on June 1, 2015.
(Washington, D.C., 04/27/19) – The American Islamic Congress (AIC) extends the deepest sympathy to the Jewish community following the shooting that took place on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Congregation Chabad in Poway, in California. AIC expresses solidarity with the victims and their families. We condemn the violent attacks and encourage resilience and the…Read More
AIC Extends Sympathy to the Victims of Christchurch Mosques in New Zealand’s Shooting, Their Families, and the Whole Muslim Community Around the World. (Washington, D.C. 03/15/2019) – The American Islamic Congress (AIC), first and foremost, extends the deepest condolences to the Muslim community following the shooting that took place today at two different mosques in…Read More