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  • Exploring African Islamic Contributions to Civilization

    December 17, 2020
    Experience the collection of the first museum of Islamic culture in North America - the International Museum of Muslim Cultures, based in Jackson, MS. We will be joined for a panel discussion by the museum's visionary co-founders Okolo Rashid and Emad Al-Turk, and two of their patrons, Dr. Ronald Mason, President of Univ. of D.C., and Dr. Loye Ashton, Chief Academic Officer of Class2Class.

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  • Understanding the Muslim Vote for Trump

    December 9, 2020
    In this webinar, we speak to two experts in their respective fields who can help us to understand these poll results: Robert McCaw, the Government Affairs Director at CAIR-National, and Youssef Chouhoud, an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Christopher Newport University. Our guests will delve into these poll findings and offer thoughts on what they might reveal about American politics and the role of American Muslims in broader processes of party realignment.

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  • Tale of Two Futures: Debate Debrief

    October 22, 2020
    We will be broadcasting live after each debate in order to discuss the relevant takeaways for the community from these debates! Our contemporary politics are becoming increasingly difficult to navigate. The role of organizations like ours is to translate this complexity in ways which resonate and inspire change. As part of our Tale of Two Futures project, these debate debriefs will do just that. The discussion will keep an eye toward the potential coalitions and opportunities for engagement which extend beyond 2020. We hope to see you there!

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  • MPAC Presents: Arizona Town Hall

    October 20, 2020
    Arizona Muslims - let’s get out the vote! Learn why your voice is important and needed in the November 3rd election, and why the Arizona Muslim vote will make a difference. Bring your questions to this virtual town hall and ask the experts.

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  • Dismantling Anti-Shi'ism

    October 20, 2020
    Join us for a webinar aimed at dismantling anti-Shi’ism in our communities and shared spaces, while addressing systemic anti-Shi’ism globally. Our dedicated speakers will be offering an insightful and timely teach-in you can’t miss!

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  • Building A Better Normal

    October 10, 2020
    We cannot go back to normal because “normal” didn’t work. This pandemic has magnified cracks in the foundation of our democracy. We must rise to this exceptional moment to build a better normal. Join us to meet this challenge. #101020

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  • Glitch Techs Table Read With Co-Creators and Cast of the Series

    August 29, 2020
    MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau is hosting a live cast reading of scenes from two episodes of the Netflix animated series, "Glitch Techs," a diverse and entertaining adventure comedy. Moderated by Lorraine Ali, a Q&A session on the development, social content, and production of the series will follow.

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  • African American Muslim Insight Council

    July 29, 2020
    Ensuring that Black Muslims not only have a seat at the table, but that their voices and perspectives are learned from, included, and respected in all of our work toward the full rights, opportunities, and inclusion of American Muslims.

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  • MPAC Media Awards

    April 6, 2020
    Our annual gala celebrates people and projects in the entertainment industry who promote inclusion and social justice through their craft.

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  • Webinar: Be Good, Do Good, LaunchGood

    March 26, 2020
    As we see more and more communities being impacted by COVID-19, Chris Blauvelt, co-founder and CEO of Launchgood, will share with us some ways in which we can do good. Join us on for this webinar on Thursday, March 26 at 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET. 

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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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  • 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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  • 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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