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RECENT NEWS

  • Milo Yiannopoulos Finally Crashes and Burns

    February 24, 2017
    Tuesday afternoon, Milo Yiannopoulos resigned as Senior Editor of alt-right Breitbart News after a video revealed him condoning pedophilia. Conservatives criticized and distanced themselves from the notorious provocateur.

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  • Stop Trump's Israel ambassador nominee!

    February 16, 2017
    During a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump turned his back on decades of U.S. policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Shrugging nonchalantly, Trump stated: "I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like. I could live with either one."

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  • February 9, 2017
    Recent reports indicate that the Trump Administration plans to replace a broadly-construed Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program with one focused solely on Muslims. These reports suggest that the Trump Administration will gut the current program, remove right-wing extremists and white supremacist groups altogether, and replace it with the Countering Islamic Extremism (CIE) program.

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  • Help stop the Muslim ban permanently!

    February 8, 2017
    President Trump's ban on immigration and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries is an outrageous affront to America's deepest values as a nation of immigrants. Throughout our history, immigrants and refugees have contributed to the prosperity and progress of our nation.

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  • Mr. President, Call it What it is: Right-Wing Terrorism

    February 24, 2017
    Earlier this week, Robert Doggart, who tried to burn down an African American mosque and school in New York was convicted of a felony, but not a hate crime or terrorism. We applaud the conviction, but recognize that it is not enough.

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  • We Must Stand with the Jewish Community As They Fight Against Hate

    February 21, 2017
    Over the last few weeks, Jewish centers and a Jewish cemetery were targets of hate. A synagogue in South Carolina was threatened with a hate crime, another synagogue in Chicago was vandalized with swastikas, and a cemetery was desecrated.

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  • Injustice Towards the Undocumented

    February 11, 2017
    In just two weeks, executive orders were signed to target specific ethnic or religious groups, including Muslims. Today, the next victim of his attacks are the undocumented.

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  • July 2015 Media Coverage

    July 31, 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. Here, you will find our media appearances for the month of July.

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  • The Oscars Show Audiences’ Appetite for Authentic Films

    February 27, 2017
    This year’s Academy Awards honored an incredible slate of films that, in a reversal from last year, were not “so white.” MPAC congratulates the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for recognizing these stories, and the remarkable, nuanced performances by actors portraying characters that reflect the diverse stories of our increasingly intertwined humanity.

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  • Challenging Change to Federal Grant

    February 14, 2017
    MPAC is aware and supportive of our partners in the field that have declined federal funds awarded by the Obama Administration to provide local American Muslim communities with the tools, staff, and resources to support their members, and enhance their overall safety, health, and resilience.

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  • MPAC Demands White House Condemn Quebec Mosque Shooting as Terror Attack

    January 30, 2017
    We demand the White House to immediately condemn yesterday’s shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center as an act of terror. The attack, which has resulted in six deaths, is a blatant violent hate crime. Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau has already issued a statement calling the shooting “a terrorist attack on Muslims.”

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  • Trump’s EO is an Indefinite Muslim Ban #ResistTheBan

    January 29, 2017
    President Trump signed an Executive Order on Friday that bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries (Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) from entering the United States for a minimum of 90 days. This includes immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders and aliens; in other words all individuals who are citizens of these countries and not U.S. citizens.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Mar
    03
    "Know Your Rights" Community Forum - SoCal
    MPAC will be featured at New Horizon Pasadena and the Muslim Bar Association's "Know Your Rights" community forum. The event will be held at the New Horizon School in Pasadena at 5:30pm.

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