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RECENT NEWS

  • 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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  • Litmus Test for Supreme Court Nominee

    January 31, 2017
    Now more than ever, the Supreme Court must embrace its role in the system of checks and balances to uphold the rights and liberties minorities. Separation of powers was designed to defend America against the concentration of power in any one branch and to set limits on the power of the majority.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Trump’s EOs on Immigration & Refugees Make America Less Safe

    January 25, 2017
    We are only five days into the Trump Administration and we are already seeing egregious and un-American policies being signed as Executive Orders. President Trump is expected to sign Executive Orders to institute a blanket suspension of visas for certain countries with majority Muslim populations and the suspension of the refugee resettlement program.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Feb
    24
    Board Chair to Join Panel with Rep. Adam Schiff on Refugees - SoCal
    Join MPAC Board of Directors Chair, Seema Ahmad, for a panel discussion with Rep. Adam Schiff about the status of the refugee program. This event will be held at Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA at 7pm.
  • Feb
    25
    'Orlando Park' Fundraising Dinner - Illinois
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be speaking at the Prayer Center of Orland Park's annual fundraising dinner. This event will be held in Homer Glen, IL at 6pm.
  • Feb
    26
    'Let's Be Honest' Panel - SoCal
    MPAC’s Edina Lekovic will be moderating this critical conversation about pressing issues within our community like race, identity and activism in the age of Trump among other topics. This event will be held at the Islamic Center of Southern California in Los Angeles at 12pm.
  • Feb
    26
    J Street National Conference - DC
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be speaking on a panel about combatting Islamophobia at J Street's National Conference.

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