• Our Ethnonationalism Panel with JStreet

    August 10, 2019
    “Whenever anyone says ‘we are better than them’ THAT is ethnonationalism. It is that kind of racism that we’re all dealing with." The rise of rampant and violent nationalism deserves our focus and collective efforts to resolve. Nationalism isn’t just an American problem, it’s a world-wide phenomenon.

  • Countering White Supremacy Forum with Rep. Adam Schiff

    August 6, 2019
    When we started planning a panel on countering white supremacy with Rep. Adam Schiff, we had no idea that the need for this conversation would be punctuated the way it was after a week of back to back mass shootings. Our panel on Monday, August 5th was exactly what we needed - an evening of hope, love, community and concrete actions that we can take together. 

  • Lessons in Empathy from Father Greg Boyle

    July 24, 2019
    "A woman once told me that she was afraid of going to the margins because she wouldn't fit in there. I told her, ‘The minute it stops being about you, you won't be afraid.’” See the highlights from Homeboy Industries founder Father Greg Boyle’s “Battling our Biases” at the Islamic Center of Southern California.

  • Resisting war, protecting Muslims, television festivals and more!

    June 28, 2019
    From pushing back against war-mongering, protecting Muslims and communities of faith, elevating American Muslim voices at television festivals, and more, see what we've been up to over the past month in this June's iMPACt Brief.

  • Amplifying American Muslim voices at the ATX Television Festival

    June 28, 2019
    For the first time ever, Muslim voices were heard at the ATX Television Festival where MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau hosted a panel.

  • Task Force Protecting Houses of Worship

    June 28, 2019
    In response to the rising number of devastating attacks against mosques, synagogues, temples, and churches carried out primarily by white supremacists, we were asked to join and attended the first meeting of a task force intended to protect houses of worship. We will be advising the Department of Homeland Security and other law enforcement agencies on how best to protect Muslim communities and other religious groups.

  • Los Angeles' Interfaith Security Taskforce

    June 11, 2019
    We are pleased to announce that we have been invited to participate in Los Angeles Councilman Paul Koretz's Interfaith Security Taskforce to protect houses of worship. Our involvement in this task force is one part of a much larger strategy on our part to ensure mosque safety and security.

  • Tackling Online Hate Speech

    June 5, 2019
    For the last few years, We have been working with YouTube to ensure hate speech policies are updated to reflect the hate targeted communities deal with. Today, the video-sharing website announced updates to their hate speech policies designed to protect and ensure safety for their users.

  • How We’re Confronting White Supremacy

    May 21, 2019
    Guest blog by Omar Ricci, MPAC Board of Directors "I testified as a witness at a congressional hearing yesterday on the threat of white supremacist hate crimes on Muslim communities and national security. In my testimony, I outlined the consequences of ignoring this threat and its real impact on American Muslims."

  • Mosque Safety & Security

    April 30, 2019
    Following the tragic attacks in New Zealand, we want to make sure that our community is prepared for any risk in this busy time. Here are some things that you can do to enhance your safety and security.


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