Updates

  • FAQs on the Supreme Court #MuslimBan decision

    June 19, 2018
    The Supreme Court will likely announce its decision on the legality of the Muslim Ban either this Thursday or next Monday, and we must be prepared to deal with the impact that decision will have on countless immigrant families. Here are some FAQs related to the decision and a guide on how to take direct action to protect our communities.

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  • Say NO to Trump’s #MuslimBan

    June 17, 2018
    The Supreme Court’s decision on Trump v. Hawai’i, aka the Muslim Ban case, is expected to come as soon as tomorrow! As we approach decision day, it’s urgent for our communities and allies to continue speaking out and pushing back against Trump’s racist agenda.

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  • Hungry but working hard!

    June 3, 2018
    We are over halfway through Ramadan and I am counting down the days to Eid! Aside from just being hungry I know you, like me, are #HungryForChange. I won’t sugar coat it. The challenges and setbacks this past year have been numerous. But we have made tremendous progress in our efforts to counter divisive policies and negative portrayals of Islam and Muslims.

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  • Win Against ICE Extreme Vetting Initiative

    June 1, 2018
    As part of an active coalition of civil rights, civil liberties and immigration groups, we suspended Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) automated social media vetting initiative, which seeks to identify individuals considered “high risk” and generate at least 10,000 leads for deportation every year.

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  • Muslim Screenwriter Labs

    June 1, 2018
    In an effort to discover and nurture talented Muslim writers that will create more nuanced and authentic portrayals of Muslims, we are partnering with major entertainment studios to develop a series of day-long labs in Los Angeles designed to advance screenwriters in their careers.

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  • Interfaith Leaders Push Back Against Franklin Graham’s Bigotry

    June 1, 2018
    Earlier this month, in conjunction with All Saints Church, Friends in Deed and First Methodist, we held a press conference to elevate a message of “radical inclusion” to counter Franklin Graham’s Decision America event at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.

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  • Nabeel Zewail: From intern to MPAC supporter

    May 30, 2018
    My fondest memory of MPAC is the summer I spent as an intern. That experience gave me an insider’s view of the important work MPAC is doing, from civic and policy work to MPAC's Hollywood Bureau, shaping more authentic portrayals of Muslims on screen. Because of the deep impact this experience had on me, I became a supporter of MPAC myself, and have been now for over 10 years.

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  • Adel Kamal:  I tell stories that touch emotions

    May 23, 2018
    My name is Adel Kamal, and MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau (HB) introduced me to the inner workings of the entertainment industry. Through the Hollywood Summit, screenwriting workshops, panel discussions, and industry roundtables, MPAC has supported my journey to become a filmmaker every step of the way.

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  • We're #HungryForChange

    May 16, 2018
    We are committed to engaging the government and media to improve understanding and policies affecting American Muslims. We need your support to continue this pressing work. This Ramadan, as you work on improving yourself internally, please consider investing in MPAC.

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  • Honoring an Advocate for the Rohingya

    March 13, 2018
    In a world that has been mostly silent about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya community, we need strong voices of conscience that demand justice and action. Sir Bob Geldof is one such voice. We are honored to present Sir Bob Geldof with our inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award and I hope you can join us!

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