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  • Mobilizing Muslims and Changing the Narrative

    July 15, 2020
    None of us are free until all of us are free. That's why we're making voter participation a priority, and creating pathways for greater representation of American Muslims in government, civil society, and entertainment. Learn how we're making waves this summer in our July 2020 impact brief.

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  • DREAMERS are here to stay!

    June 18, 2020
    Today the Supreme Court voted to block the Trump administration's attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation.

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  • SoCal Muslims Show Gratitude To Frontline Workers

    June 9, 2020
    MPAC wanted to express our gratitude to these heroic frontline workers. We approached the Islamic Society of West Valley, the Islamic Center of Northridge, and the Islamic Center of Southern California, with our idea and together we launched this campaign to show our gratitude.

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  • Mark Kevin Lloyd is Unfit to Serve in State Department

    June 1, 2020
    Lloyd’s recent history of anti-Muslim bigotry was revealed in a Washington Post article, documenting his use of slurs and harmful tropes about the Islam and the Muslim community. Lloyd’s past statements demonstrate his inability to serve the State Department in his potential capacity as an adviser on religious freedom.

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  • Make an impact in 1, 2, 3...

    May 20, 2020
    Make your spiritual obligation by giving a gift that will support American Muslim generations for years to come. May God bless you and your family for your support and partnership in this critical work.

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  • Creating inclusive content for kids & families

    April 29, 2020
    MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau has been working hard to make sure that content includes more authentic Muslim characters. We believe that changing hearts and minds about Islam and Muslims happens one story at a time, through talented writers telling insightful and entertaining stories.

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  • National Muslim Task Force Recommendations for Ramadan During This Pandemic

    April 28, 2020
    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, American Muslims must modify and tailor their practice of the holy month of Ramadan to uphold public health measures and ensure their own safety and the safety of those around them. We recommend social distancing, performing prayers at home instead of mosques, providing zakat and sadaqah to organizations working on the front-lines to protect impacted populations, and using one’s discretion and consultation with Islamic authorities to determine whether they should fast if they face extenuating circumstances.

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  • A Ramadan Like No Other

    April 27, 2020
    We are recommitting ourselves to this original mission by expanding our efforts to address the grave shortcomings that this pandemic has highlighted. From healthcare to taking care of families and workers, it is clear that our federal government is falling short in prioritizing the safety and welfare of all.

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  • Ramadan Mubarak!

    April 24, 2020
    May the peace and blessings of God be upon you. Ramadan Mubarak to you and your family! As we face this test together, I want to offer my gratitude for your investment in MPAC’s work to ensure representation of and protection for American Muslims and all vulnerable communities. It is only because of you that we are able to do this critical work.

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  • Announcing COVID-19 Limited Series Screenwriting Contest!

    April 20, 2020
    MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau is announcing a TV Pilot for a Limited Series contest! The top ten scripts will be read by our industry partners to help determine the winner. The winning writer will receive feedback on their script, as well as screenwriting career insights from Grainne Godfree, an Executive Producer of DC's Legends of Tomorrow

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