Council on American-Islamic Relations
Abdullah Jaber is a community activist, educator, and former imam who has served as executive director of the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations since March 2020.
Before joining CAIR-Georgia, Director Jaber served as resident scholar and imam at Masjid Omar, one of Georgia's largest Islamic houses of worship. He is also a former member of the advisory committee of CAIR-Los Angeles, the co-founder of Muslim Youth of Los Angeles (MyLA), and the founder and director of the non-profit educational organization, Tibyaan.
In recent years, Director Jaber became well known as a scholar-activist who puts faith into action by protesting, speaking, and fundraising for various causes across Georgia, including voter turnout, civic engagement, and opposition to Islamophobia. In 2017, he delivered the opening prayer at the Democratic National Committee's national conference.