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  • 2019 Convention and Banquet

    November 23, 2019
    Our Convention will gather American Muslims and fellow Americans to discuss the pressing challenges facing our country and our communities, with the goal of reaching viable solutions based on common ground, collaboration, and shared values.

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  • Walkathon at ICSC

    November 17, 2019
    Bring your sneakers and celebrate what makes you unique at our Diversity & Humanity Walkathon! We're co-sponsoring a Walkathon and family carnival at the Islamic Center of Southern California this Sunday, November 17 starting at 9am. All are welcome.

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  • The Future of Speech Online

    November 15, 2019
    How can we work together to shape a digital future where speech and democracy flourish? Join the Director of our DC office, Hoda Hawa, for the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)'s third annual Future of Speech Online on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C, an engaging summit that will explore the technology of online speech, including discussions on censorship and circumvention, user empowerment, and automation in content moderation.

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  • The American Seerah Project

    November 9, 2019
    Join the Shura Council, ICSC, Bayan Claremont, New Horizon of Irvine, and MPAC for a full-day academic conference where we will discuss the concepts of grounding the Seerah in the Quran and in a rational, rigorous approach to history - AND - highlight the aspects of the Seerah most relevant to American Muslims, particularly post 9/11.

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  • Know Your Value Workshop at The Wrap's Power Women Summit

    October 26, 2019
    In the highly competitive world of entertainment, knowing the value of your voice and ideas is crucial to your success from ideation through creation and promotion. In this workshop at The Wrap's 2019 Power Women Summit, our Hollywood Bureau director, Sue Obeidi, will help attendees to know their value.

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  • We Are America Congressional Briefing

    October 23, 2019
    This dynamic briefing seeks to dispel negative and uniform stereotypes about Muslims and highlight the challenges that our community faces in today’s political climate. Please join us for a conversation with American Muslims from around the country as they delve into topics surrounding faith, politics, identity, race, and ethnicity.

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  • BDS: The Nonviolent Option

    October 13, 2019
    The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a nonviolent campaign to resist, demand accountability for human rights violations, and put pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian territories. Join us and Jewish Voice for Peace on October 13 at ICSC as we seek to dismantle the false conflation between BDS and anti-Semitism, share best practices, and success stories.

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  • Screening and Panel Discussion of The Feeling of Being Watched

    September 26, 2019
    Join us for a screening and panel discussion of The Feeling of Being Watched with the Human Rights Watch Film Club on Thursday, September 26th at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA with an opening reception starting at 6pm.

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  • Black Muslim Narratives in Entertainment: WGF Panel with MuslimARC

    September 5, 2019
    This panel will challenge the damaging tropes we’ve seen on screen and highlight more authentic, intersectional depictions of Black Muslim identities that are being created by incredibly talented Black Muslim screenwriters. Industry professionals and screenwriters of all backgrounds are welcome.

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  • Countering White Supremacy with Adam Schiff

    August 5, 2019
    Join us at All Saints Pasadena on August 5th at 6PM for a special forum with Congressman Adam Schiff on the threat of white supremacist violence and how best to protect houses of worship and engage in the process of dismantling white supremacy.

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  • Ethnonationalism in Israel and America

    August 1, 2019
    A panel discussion on the impact of ethnonationalism on U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine, and a comparison between the current surge of ethnonationalism in Israel and America.

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  • Battling our Biases with Father Greg Boyle

    July 21, 2019
    Father Boyle will discuss how we as a society can move away from the language of violence toward a language of resilience. We will discuss how to transition into a more resilient mindset through which we can practice patience, compassion, and empathy to build better relations with the communities around us.

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  • New America Panel: When Islam is Not a Religion

    July 15, 2019
    This panel, moderated by our Senior Policy Fellow on Religious Freedom, Ilhan Cagri, will discuss how faith in America is being secularized and politicized, and the repercussions this has on debates about religious freedom and diversity. At a time when the legitimacy of a particular faith is being questioned, this will be a conversation that will advocate for all faiths. Closing remarks will be given by the director of our DC office, Hoda Hawa.

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  • On the Table - Effective Advocacy

    April 20, 2019
    Creating lasting change requires the intermingling of both tactics and approaches to effectively replace policies and reform institutions that have marginalized American Muslims and other groups. This panel of local community leaders and young professionals will share their experiences and theories of change to help us see each others’ perspectives and model how we can come together to advance justice in America.

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  • 28th Annual Media Awards on April 14th

    April 14, 2019
    Join us on Sunday, April 14th in Los Angeles as we celebrate voices of courage and conscience at our 28th Annual Media Awards. We will be honoring slain Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi posthumously, his friend and colleague, Washington Post Global Opinions Editor, Karen Attiah, as well as writer, producer, and director of Jinn, Nijla Mu'min. More honorees TBA.

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  • Snellville: Ask Anything

    March 17, 2019
    Don't miss 'Ask Anything', an interactive discussion with MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati and Pastor Jon Stallsmith of Grace Snellville Church, on faith, friendship, and the future of the Muslim-Christian relationships in America on Sunday, March 17.

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  • Sundance Institute Panel with Kartemquin Films

    January 28, 2019
    Join MPAC's Hollywood Bureau and Kartemquin Films for a Sundance Institute panel highlighting the American Muslim experience in the military. This discussion follows a film preview of Loyalty: Stories with guests including current and former Muslim service members and film director David Washburn.

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  • 2018 Convention: Advancing America Towards Justice

    November 10, 2018
    Our Convention will gather American Muslims and fellow Americans to discuss the pressing challenges facing our country and our communities, with the goal of reaching viable solutions based on common ground, collaboration, and shared values.

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  • Empowering Voices Awards

    October 11, 2018
    Since 2013, we have honored political and cultural influencers working to improve American pluralism and inclusion by championing the civic and political empowerment of American Muslims.

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  • Facebook Responds to Rohingya Genocide

    August 29, 2018
    With over 25,000 dead and 700,000 fleeing, the conflict in Myanmar is reaching a new wave of crimes against the Rohingya Muslims. The U.N. recently intensified their label of this crisis as a genocide -- and Facebook acted. They removed a number of accounts and pages run by the Myanmar military reaching almost 12 million people. Although Facebook has been slow to react, this move shows monumental progress in protecting their platform against the plagues of hate speech and false information.

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