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  • The Iran Deal: End of American Exceptionalism?

    July 23, 2015
    At the end of the Cold War, the magnitude and reach of U.S. influence could neither be denied nor contested by the international community. The Soviet Union, the only other superpower, had collapsed, which meant there no longer existed a check on the U.S.’s ability to extend its influence.

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  • MPAC Condemns Shooting At Military Recruiting Center

    July 16, 2015
    MPAC condemns the violent attack that resulted in four Marines being killed at a recruiting center in Chattanooga, TN. MPAC extends its condolences to the families of the victims of the attack.

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  • Call it what it is: The Srebrenica Genocide

    July 15, 2015
    Twenty years after the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II, the world hoped that the United Nations would finally unanimously acknowledge the loss of 8,000 Muslim lives in Srebrenica as a genocide. Instead, Russia vetoed the bill and four other states abstained, thereby demonstrating that a third of the states present in the Security Council did not feel the need to recognize this horrendous event.

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  • The Swing Vote: The GOP's Need for the American Muslim Vote

    July 9, 2015
    The Republican Party is recognizing the need to reform itself and is becoming more inclusive and open-minded on social issues such as immigration, LGBTQ rights and welfare programs. Yet, despite all this progress, the party seems stagnant on one key issue: the treatment of American Muslims.

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  • Media Awards: What You Need to Know

    April 30, 2015
    We are just days away from MPAC’s 24th Annual Media Awards Gala. We have an exciting evening planned for you, and look forward to celebrating three inspiring Voices of Courage and Conscience!

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  • Director of Media & Communications

    March 27, 2015
    Please send your resume, cover letter and writing samples to Jobs@mpac.org by February 15, 2015. No phone calls, please.

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  • Announcing the 24th Annual MPAC Media Awards

    March 25, 2015
    I’m happy to share with you that the 24th Annual MPAC Media Awards, honoring “Voices of Courage and Conscience,” will be held on May 2nd, at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

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  • February Media Appearances

    February 28, 2015
    In order to change the manner in which the media tells stories about Muslims, we need to speak out and share our perspectives on the issues that impact us most. Below, you will find our media appearances for the month of February.

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  • Meet Our Policy Intern, Mahdi Blaine

    July 27, 2015
    My name is Mahdi Blaine and I am a Moroccan American Muslim residing in Fredericksburg VA. I am a rising senior at the College of William & Mary, and I have joined MPAC as a summer government and policy intern. I am double majoring in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies with a focus on Islam and North African culture and politics.

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  • Apply for our 2015 LA Civic Summit

    July 20, 2015
    The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) is proud to announce that we will be holding a Los Angeles Civic Summit this summer from August 11-14. The Los Angeles Civic Summit is a unique 4-day summit designed to educate and introduce young American Muslims to the world of government, Hollywood, and media, with a touch of history and interfaith. The LA Civic Summit will pave the way to your career!

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  • MPAC Statement on CVE Act of 2015

    July 15, 2015
    The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) is concerned with HR 2899, also known as the CVE Act of 2015. The bill was introduced to the House Homeland Security Committee by Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX10).

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  • Meet our Creative Intern, Essra Abdel-Azim

    July 15, 2015
    My name is Essra Abdel-Azim and I was born and raised in East Lansing, Michigan. I graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in psychology and have always wanted to impact the American Muslim narrative.

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