• Feb
    Panel: Is there still a value to engaging the other? (NYC)
    Join us in NYC. Panelists Include: Rev. Chloe Breyer, The Interfaith Center Sarah Sayeed, Mayor De Blasio's Office Suzanne Schneider, Brooklyn Institute of Social Research Salam Al-Marayati, Muslim Public Affairs Council
  • Feb
    Forum: Sectarianism and its Impact on American Interests (DC)
    This convening will be a nuanced, critical conversation of how authoritarian regimes in the Middle East utilize sectarianism as a means to expand their influence and power at the expense of Muslim communities.
  • Mar
    SoCal Congressional Candidates Forum
    Join us on March 4th as we host a Congressional Candidate Forum for the 45th & 48th districts. This is a great way to learn about the candidates running for the 2018 election. The following candidates have confirmed their attendance: Dave Min (CA-45), Brian Forde (CA-45), Kia Hamadanchy (CA-45), Hans Kierstead (CA-48), Omar Siddiqui (CA-48), and Laura Oatman (CA-48).

Previous Events

  • Dec
    Rewriting the Story: Understanding & Crafting Authentic Muslim Narratives
    The Writers Guild Foundation and MPAC's Hollywood Bureau present a discussion on creating more authentic representations of Islam and Muslims in film and television. In this critical time, there are opportunities for the entertainment industry to challenge existing narratives of bigotry and fear while also telling authentic stories, particularly from Muslims and Muslim Americans.
  • Nov
    [Convention] Bridging the Divide: Religion, Race & Politics
    What does it mean to be American? Since the 2016 election, there seems to be no universal answer, with increasingly volatile views on religion, race, and politics.
  • Oct
    Contemporary Legal Threats & Opportunities Facing American Muslims: A Legal Symposium
    UC Irvine School of Law and MPAC are hosting a symposium on contemporary legal threats and opportunities facing the American Muslim community.
  • Oct
    Blasphemy Laws: Religious Suppression & Political Authoritarianism
    MPAC and the Newseum are partnering to hold a discussion on how blasphemy laws violate the fundamental human right of free speech. This panel will present the status of blasphemy laws in the world today, and examine the use of these laws in some countries to stifle dissent.
  • Sep
    Empowering Voices Awards
    Join us in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 27 as we celebrate remarkable individuals who have empowered our work by increasing our impact and engagement with the administration, federal agencies, Congress and partners in civil society.

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