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  • Netanyahu sacrifices democracy by banning Reps. Omar and Tlaib for political retribution

    August 15, 2019
    This move is a clear illustration of Israel's willingness to sacrifice its democratic values as part of an ongoing effort to silence critics of its occupation of Palestinian territories. Both congresswomen support the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, so Netanyahu is effectively punishing them because of their beliefs.

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  • Don’t Let Trump and the Media Confuse the Problem of White Supremacy

    August 14, 2019
    In their statement immediately after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, the White House recycled familiar tropes. The El Paso shooter’s actions follow directly from the politicians who use social divisions to instigate bigotry and hate. Their hateful rhetoric and incitement has continued to feed the cancer of white supremacist ideology. Enough is enough.

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  • Take Legislative Action Against the 'Public Charge' Rule!

    August 12, 2019
    In their continued effort to target immigrant families, the Trump administration is moving to impose the 'Public Charge' rule, which would put a wealth test on who enters the country by weaponizing public benefits programs. There's still time to act before the rule goes into effect.

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  • Our Ethnonationalism Panel with JStreet

    August 10, 2019
    “Whenever anyone says ‘we are better than them’ THAT is ethnonationalism. It is that kind of racism that we’re all dealing with." The rise of rampant and violent nationalism deserves our focus and collective efforts to resolve. Nationalism isn’t just an American problem, it’s a world-wide phenomenon.

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  • Kashmir in Crisis

    August 7, 2019
    The Himalayan territory of Kashmir has long-been a source of dispute between India and Pakistan. Although the United Nations has maintained for decades that the political status of Kashmir be determined by the Kashmiri people, India has recently stripped these rights and enacted a police state, cutting off all means of communication to the region. We request congressional action.

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IN THEIR WORDS

  • We are 1000% behind you and the work you are doing in Hollywood and the world. We hope to do much more together and change the narrative about Muslim people in this country.
    Katie Elmore Mota Co-President & Exec. Producer,
    Wise Entertainment
  • I worked for years at the ADL, directing their anti-bias education institute, and I always admired the work of MPAC. My heart and prayers are with you as you continue to navigate the frontlines, and with the members of the communities you serve.
    Eleanor Lewis MPAC Donor & Supporter
  • There has never been a more brilliant, empassioned, visionary staff and group of people that exists at the Muslim Public Affairs Council.
    Rev. Ed Bacon Rector Emeritus, All Saints Church, Pasadena
  • The best way to ensure equality and justice is to build bridges in the community and that is exactly what all you are doing.
    Congresswoman Judy Chu
  • If MPAC existed in 1942, Japanese Americans would have never gone to [internment] camps. And this is why, as a Congressman, I'm here for this community too.
    Fmr. Congressman Mike Honda

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Sep
    05
    Black Muslim Narratives in Entertainment: WGF Panel with MuslimARC
    This panel will challenge the damaging tropes we’ve seen on screen and highlight more authentic, intersectional depictions of Black Muslim identities that are being created by incredibly talented Black Muslim screenwriters. Industry professionals and screenwriters of all backgrounds are welcome.
  • Sep
    26
    Screening and Panel Discussion of The Feeling of Being Watched
    Join us for a screening and panel discussion of The Feeling of Being Watched with the Human Rights Watch Film Club on Thursday, September 26th at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA with an opening reception starting at 6pm.
  • Nov
    23
    2019 Convention and Banquet
    Our Convention will gather American Muslims and fellow Americans to discuss the pressing challenges facing our country and our communities, with the goal of reaching viable solutions based on common ground, collaboration, and shared values.

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