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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Jersey Congressional Candidates Forum

    May 12, 2018
    Please join us and the Morris County Islamic Centers for a Congressional Candidate Forum for the 11th district in New Jersey. This event is part of a series of candidate forums we are hosting across the country.

  • MPAC Media Awards  in Los Angeles

    April 28, 2018
    We will celebrate authentic portrayals of Islam and Muslims and recognize people and projects in the entertainment industry promoting inclusion and social justice through their craft.

  • The Supreme Court: From Japanese American Incarceration to the Muslim Ban
  • Rewriting the Story: Understanding & Crafting Authentic Muslim Narratives

    December 4, 2017
    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.

  • [Convention] Bridging the Divide: Religion, Race & Politics

    November 5, 2017
    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.

  • Contemporary Legal Threats & Opportunities Facing American Muslims: A Legal Symposium

    October 20, 2017
    UC Irvine School of Law and MPAC are hosting a symposium on contemporary legal threats and opportunities facing the American Muslim community.


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