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Council on American Islamic Relations Washington State Chapter

aka CAIR Washington, CAIR-WA   |   Seattle, WA   |  www.cairwa.org

Mission

CAIR-WA's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

Ruling year info

2004

Executive Director

Imraan Siddiqi

Main address

1511 3rd Ave Suite 788

Seattle, WA 98101 USA

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Formerly known as

CAIR Seattle

EIN

68-0547353

NTEE code info

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Muslim Day at the Capitol

Lobby Day

Population(s) Served
Muslims
Immigrants and migrants

CAIR-WA has built out our immigration team over the past year. Our incredible team works on long-term status cases for Afghans of all backgrounds as well as Muslim refugees not
from Afghanistan who have been mistreated or targeted due to religion such as Rohingya and Uyghur peoples.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Interfaith Connector 2012

Faith Action Network

Affiliations & memberships

Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization (i.e. Girl Scouts of the USA, American Red Cross, etc.) - Affiliate/chapter 2003

How we listen

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Council on American Islamic Relations Washington State Chapter

Board of directors
as of 12/12/2023
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Board chair

Osama Hamdan

Sumayyah Waheed

Nimco Bulale

Yusra Hamidani

Ahmed Gaya

Adasha Turner

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/12/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Desi, Indian-American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 12/12/2023

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Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.