Statements & Press

  • On Veteran’s Day: Honoring the Service of American Muslims

    November 11, 2020
    American Muslims have been an essential part of our American community dating back our nation's founding. This Veteran’s Day, it is important to highlight the role that American Muslims in the military play in protecting and serving our nation on the frontlines.

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  • A Historic Win for Inclusion

    November 9, 2020
    MPAC congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on their historic win! With African-American and immigrant communities comprising the majority of American Muslims, it is a significant milestone to have someone we can relate to in such a high position. This is a huge step toward a more inclusive America.

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  • The Fight Continues

    November 4, 2020
    Election Day has passed without a clear victor at the top of the ticket. While our country manages an array of conflicting reports over what happened and what is to come, rest assured, the delay is the result of something for which we should be immensely proud: during an era of pandemic, protest, and political turmoil, we drove out a record level of voters.

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  • There Is No Place For Violence in Civil Society

    October 29, 2020
    We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the attack in Nice earlier today, as well as the recent attacks in Avignon and Paris, France.

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  • We Will Not Be Dissuaded From Voting

    October 29, 2020
    A spread of disinformation campaigns are intended to suppress voter turnout by instilling doubt in the legitimacy of our electoral process. Oftentimes, disinformation tactics are intended to dissuade people from voting; the tacticians know just how powerful a politically engaged citizenry can be. Let’s use our power this November and put our best foot forward for what comes next: the harder work of working with government officials to achieve our community’s shared interests.

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  • MPAC Firmly Denounces the Failure of the  Criminal Justice System for Breonna Taylor

    September 24, 2020
    Yesterday’s grand jury decision to indict only one Louisville police officer in the case of the murder of Breonna Taylor was a miscarriage of justice to her family, to the people of Louisville, and to the ideals of this country. MPAC firmly denounces this decision that has left a family, community, and nation in grief and outrage.

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  • Trump’s Islamophobic Nominee for Director of OPM Can Not Be Confirmed

    September 11, 2020
    John Gibbs is the latest Nominee by the Trump administration. If approved, he will take over the Office of Personnel Management, serving a four-year appointment. However, this appointment raises red flags for stakeholders, as the Nominee will be responsible for leading the chief human resources agency for the Federal government.

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  • Declare Rittenhouse what he is--a terrorist

    August 28, 2020
    17 year-old Kyle Rittenhouse deputized himself as a protector of police and law enforcement, but he was catalyzed by fear mongering that led him to commit acts of terror on innocent civilians. Join us in demanding that America's domestic terrorism laws are properly applied.

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  • MPAC Stands with the NBA Players

    August 27, 2020
    The NBA’s players are on strike. While they were always uneasy about returning to play amid the growing social unrest, the police murder of Jacob Blake was the last straw. By withholding their labor, the NBA’s players are showing how serious they are about political change.

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  • What Muslims Want Heading into the 2020 General Election

    August 24, 2020
    Tomorrow a coalition of national Muslim organizations will release the results of their pre-election “Muslims in America Policy Poll” - an online survey of 1,500 Muslims in America that highlights issue and policy priorities of the Muslim community just months before the 2020 General Election.

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