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  • What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means to Us

    September 3, 2015
    The biggest lesson we learned is that diplomacy works. Long seen as the option of the weak in the days of the Bush administration, diplomacy is now seen as a viable strategy that can achieve the same results, if not better, than military strikes do.

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  • MPAC Statement on Congressional Support for Iran Deal

    September 2, 2015
    With the announcement from Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) publicly supporting the Iran nuclear agreement, the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) commends and thanks her and the 33 other Senators who have decided that diplomacy works and is a far better alternative than America getting entangled in yet another manufactured war in the Middle East.

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  • Looking to the Future: The Advantages of Being Proactive

    August 27, 2015
    We gain our right through petition and embracing our civic responsibilities. When we do anything good for America, Islam will get the credit and Muslims will be more secure.

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  • Julian Bond: A Life of Service to Emulate

    August 20, 2015
    Last week the country lost a giant from the Civil Rights Movement. Those striving for equality will find in Bond’s life a wealth of knowledge on the values of patience and standing for principle.

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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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  • 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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  • Young Muslims Experience LA Civic Summit

    August 31, 2015
    These are the words of Shahtaj Khan, a student at the California State University of Northridge, as well as an alumni of our 2015 LA Civic Summit. Shahtaj is one of 21 high school and college Muslim students who participated in the MPAC summit two weeks ago. She, as well as many others, found inspiration through their experience with us in Los Angeles.

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  • Rabiah Ahmed Welcomed as MPAC's Media & Communications Director

    August 31, 2015
    We are pleased to announce that Ms. Rabiah Ahmed has joined MPAC as its new Communications Coordinator. While this is Rabiah’s first ever involvement with MPAC, she is no stranger to public relations, boasting over 13 years of communications experience.

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  • My Conversation with Salma Hayek on Our Shared Humanity

    August 5, 2015
    Last week, the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) was invited to attend the L.A. premiere of Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet,” an animated film produced by actress and humanitarian Salma Hayek-Pinault. The film also features the voices of Liam Neeson (Taken), John Krasinski (The Office) and Quvenzhané Wallis (Annie).

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  • 15 Young Muslim Stars Shine in Hollywood

    July 31, 2015
    This week, MPAC held its 9th annual Young Leaders Hollywood Summit. Spanning 4 days, the Summit allows emerging artists to gain an insight into the entertainment industry. This year, 15 college students and university graduates from around the country convened in Los Angeles to engage in meetings with prominent executives in the Hollywood industry.

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