5 WAYS to Get Involved Right Now
1 BE IN THE KNOW
Receive exclusive updates on issues that matter to American Muslims.
2 SUPPORT MPAC
Make a one-time or
monthly donation to
support our work.
3 SCHEDULE A WORKSHOP
Be an effective member
of your city.
4 INTERN AT MPAC
Apply today to intern in our LA or DC office.
5 STRAIGHT TALK
PODCAST
"Honest conversations" with Dr. Maher Hathout.

RECENT NEWS

  • Stating the Obvious: The Occupation of Palestine Must End

    March 27, 2015
    President Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough spoke to J-Street’s annual conference on Monday, pushing back against recent statements coming from Israel regarding Palestine. In front of 3,000 delegates, McDonough told the pro-Israel and pro-two-state group that the occupation of Palestinians had to end and that the United States still believed in a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

    READ MORE
  • When Political Theater Endangers America

    March 13, 2015
    This week, a letter signed by 47 Senators (all Republican) was sent to Iran’s leaders claiming that any agreement that is reached would likely not last past the Obama presidency, since it would be a mere executive agreement, subject to the whims of the next President or Congress. The letter went on to school Iran on American constitutional principles, including how Senators may stay in office long after President Obama has left office

    READ MORE
  • Netanyahu’s Address to Congress: A Lesson on Courage

    March 5, 2015
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed quite the hubris Tuesday. The fact that he was able to preach at the podium of a man whom he insulted to get there showed tremendous gall. The fear-mongering he engaged in, making nuclear war seem on the threshold, was fascinating.

    READ MORE
  •  It’s not about Israel - It’s about America

    February 27, 2015
    Speaker of the House John Boehner’s breach of protocol by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rocked the political world. Boehner invited the Prime Minister without consulting fellow House Democrats or the President, a departure from political and diplomatic norms. The ensuing fallout has sparked a heated debate on whether Boehner’s invitation and Netanyahu's acceptance undermines the President, and thus America.

    READ MORE

View All

  • 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.

    READ MORE
  • 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.

    READ MORE
  • Setting the Record Straight on MSNBC, CNN and C-SPAN

    February 26, 2015
    Last week, the White House held its first summit on countering violent extremism (CVE), inviting communities, faith and civic leaders, where Vice President Joe Biden applauded MPAC’s Safe Spaces Initiative.

    READ MORE
  • Apply: Media & Communications Director

    February 13, 2015
    Please send your resume, cover letter and writing samples to Jobs@mpac.org by February 15, 2015. No phone calls, please.

    READ MORE

View All

  • Safe Spaces Initiative Community Forum

    March 30, 2015
    Yesterday, MPAC achieved a milestone at the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC), where we held our first community forum about our Safe Spaces Initiative (SSI). Alejandro Beutel, author of the Safe Spaces Initiative toolkit and an independent researcher, presented the initiative to the ICSC community.

    READ MORE
  • Honoring Voices Who Empower the Voiceless

    March 27, 2015
    This year, we proudly presented our “Empowering Voices” award to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Journalist and Producer of “Serial,” Sarah Koenig, and iconic civil rights leader, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA05), who received our “Lifetime Achievement Empowering Voices” award.

    READ MORE
  • Leadership Opportunities for Young American Muslims

    March 25, 2015
    We are so excited to announce that this summer, we have three opportunities for young American Muslims to become involved with MPAC! Our annual Young Leaders Summits are just around the corner and we’re also accepting applications for our summer internship program and inaugural Congressional Leadership Development Program (CLDP).

    READ MORE
  • Launching the Congressional Leadership Development Program

    March 9, 2015
    MPAC is proud to announce the launch of its Congressional Leadership Development Program (CLDP), the first of its kind program to support and cultivate future political leaders from the American Muslim community.

    READ MORE

View All

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • There are no events scheduled at this time. Please check back later.

View All Events


The Muslim Public Affairs Council improves public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media and communities.



TWITTER FEED


Help us continue our work with a quick
one-time or monthly donation.

Or become a member.
MAKE A DONATION