Updates

  • 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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  • Wrap Up: 2018 Policy & Media Summit

    July 28, 2018
    This time last week a small but powerful group of Young Leaders left Washington D.C. equipped with the knowledge, tools and confidence to be the change-makers of the future. The 2018 MPAC Policy & Media Summit taught them everything they needed to know to be successful in their future careers as future Senators, Journalists, Foreign Service Officers, CEOs and so much more.

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  • Raise Your Voice: The Census is Not a Weapon

    July 20, 2018
    Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census is dangerous, counterproductive, and un-American. Join us by raising your voice and sending the administration a message!

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  • Protecting Vulnerable Communities from Hate Crime

    July 17, 2018
    With hate crimes on the rise in LA County for the third year in a row, we're raising awareness, building community strength and intergroup solidarity to counter hate perpetrated against American Muslims and other vulnerable communities as part of the Hate Violence Prevention Partnership of Los Angeles (HVPPLA).

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