Updates

  • Condemning the attack in Kabul on Mawlid al-Nabi

    November 20, 2018
    We condemn the suicide bombing that occurred in the Afghan capital of Kabul on November 19, 2018, that targeted scholars gathering to commemorate Mawlid al-Nabi. This attack is reflective of a deteriorating internal situation in Afghanistan.

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  • In Memorium: Dr. Sulayman Nyang

    November 13, 2018
    Dr. Nyang was a major figurehead in the evolution of many important American Muslim organizations, who passed away on November 12th, 2018. The American Muslim community remembers his legacy as a professor and former chair of Howard University's African Studies Dept, former deputy ambassador of the Gambia Embassy in Saudi Arabia, 2005 MPAC Convention speaker, author, and mentor.

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  • Midterms 2018 Voter Resources

    November 5, 2018
    Businesses and non-profits alike are working to increase accessibility for voters. From rides to the polls to free pizza for long lines, check out some of this year's highlights!

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  • Turning the Tables on Hate

    September 20, 2018
    When a Southern California Muslim woman was reported to and stopped by the police for no other crime than walking down the street in a hijab, she turned the tables on hate with MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati and 40 other community members, by holding a press conference offering gratitude and calling for greater education and understanding.

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  • iMPACt Brief: September

    September 11, 2018
    We passed a resolution against hate crimes in the House and Senate, we are continuing to work with our partners on solutions against the #MuslimBan, we were featured on national media and so much more!

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  • Independence and Creativity as an Intern

    August 27, 2018
    I spent this summer as a policy intern at MPAC’s DC office and also participated in the Policy & Media Summit last summer. This experience has given me a lot of hands-on experience that I know will be invaluable as I enter the workforce after graduation.

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  • My Journey from CLDP to the Ballot

    August 24, 2018
    Aisha Yaqoob, one of MPAC's first CLDP alums, has taken her experience and translated it into progress. Hear her journey from young leader to lobbyist, from founding the Georgia Muslim Voter Project to running for office.

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  • A program for aspiring leaders

    August 18, 2018
    The summit is an unprecedented chance to meet with people who are immediately involved in the policy-making process and express your opinions and/or challenge them to do more. It is important that all different communities take every chance to meet with people with political power, and ensure that we hold them accountable.

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  • MPAC helped me fulfill

    August 10, 2018
    Interning on Capitol Hill was a longtime dream for RJ Khalaf. MPAC's Congressional Leadership Development Program made that dream a reality, and provided the resources, learning experiences and connections RJ would need to go on to inspire change.

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  • We made progress in Congress!

    August 3, 2018
    We drafted, introduced and passed a resolution with Rep. Barbara Comstock condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, discrimination, or incitement to violence targeting any religious or ethnic minorities in the United States.

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