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Paving the path for young leaders | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event we heard from Akron, Ohio City Council member, and former MPAC Young Leader, Shammas Malik on the impact the Youth Leadership Program had on his life on his path to elected office. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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Keynote Speech: Jacob Blake, Sr. | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event we were honored to hear from Jacob Blake, Sr in his keynote speech. In the wake of the shooting of his son, Jacob Blake Sr. courageously rallied against a system stacked against him and other people of color. He joined voices with other families who have been the victims of police brutality and systemic racism throughout a turbulent 2020. As an American Muslim, Mr. Blake, Sr. spoke of the universal values of faith that call upon us to seek justice and urged for us to work together in unity to redouble our efforts to achieve an equitable future for all. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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Making progress on representation: Update on our Hollywood Bureau | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event, we heard from Actor, Rizwan Manji, about the work MPAC has been doing impacting perceptions and our efforts on creating opportunities for nuanced portrayals of Muslims on screen and progress on the inclusion and representation of Muslim writers in the industry. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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A special message by U.S. Senator Gary Peters | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event we were joined by ​​U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, who spoke on the work we have partnered with him on to shape public policy and uplift the vibrant contributions of American Muslims nationwide. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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Leading the way forward on the bridge to the future | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event, we heard from participants of our Black Muslim Screenwriting TV Lab, which was a partnership with Black House Foundation and was sponsored by Participant Media, an immersive experience meant to advance Black Muslim narratives and ensure that Black Muslim creatives are leading the way forward on the bridge to the future. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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Story of Us | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
REPLAY OF LIVESTREAM. To watch live: https://youtu.be/AfSZYcRQyHE Our lives and journeys weave a magnificent story. One of America, one of Muslims. At MPAC's 2021 virtual event, we showcased outstanding leaders and trailblazers from the American Muslim community and the greater American society. We explored our contributions and progress as Americans, as Muslims, as an organization, and as a dynamic American Muslim community. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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Mustard Seed Project: Building Bridges of Understanding | 2021 MPAC Virtual Convention

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On December 5, 2021 By MPAC
REPLAY OF LIVESTREAM. To watch live: https://youtu.be/AfSZYcRQyHE At MPAC’s 2021 virtual event, we heard an update about our Mustard Seed Project. Inspired by our generous donor, Diane Mott and the work she championed building understanding within the inter-faith community between Evangelical and Muslim communities. To honor Diane Mott’s memory and her determination to act, we started the Mustard Seed project which aims to bring Muslims and Evangelical Christians in predominantly Red States to the same table, to talk, get to know each other, share a meal, and ask uncomfortable questions. Learn more about the work of the Muslim Public Affairs Council at mpac.org. Please donate to continue this work at mpac.org/donate. ---------- Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org About the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) We improve public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media, and communities. Help us to continue this work by making a donation today: http://mpac.org/give.
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