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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Blasphemy Laws: Religious Suppression & Political Authoritarianism

    October 17, 2017
    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.

  • Empowering Voices Awards

    September 27, 2017
    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.

  • Media Institute in Chicago

    August 26, 2017
    The MPAC Media Institute is coming to Chicago! This half-day workshop conducted by MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati and our Public Affairs Consultant Edina Lekovic will give you the tools and skills you need to be a more effective advocate and spokesperson.

  • Celebrating the Life of Dr. Jack Shaheen

    August 23, 2017
    Last month, Dr. Jack Shaheen, a giant in our community passed away. We will be holding a tribute for Dr. Shaheen on August 23 at 6:30 pm at the Islamic Center of Southern California. RSVP at hollywood@mpac.org.

  • Charlottesville & Racism: A Discussion with Rev. Jesse Jackson

    August 20, 2017
    Join us this Sunday at the Islamic Center of Southern California from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM for a candid conversation with renowned civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.

  • August 12, 2017
    MPAC's Marwa Abdelghani will participate in a panel discussion regarding life as an American Muslim in Los Angeles and how religious differences could lead to misunderstandings and prejudice. RSVP to anne.marie.johnson@silverlakenc.org.

  • AJC Global Conference [DC]

    June 4, 2017
    MPAC's Vice President of Strategy & Operations Omar Noureldin will be speaking at AJC's Global Forum participating in their ACCESS Track Breakout Sessions. Register now to attend this session on June 4 at 1:45pm in DC.

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Panel [LA]

    May 23, 2017
    In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, please join the Hogan Lovells Los Angeles Diversity Committee as they host a special panel to examine past and contemporary U.S. immigration policies, with a focus on the impact on Asian and Muslim communities. MPAC's Vice President of Strategy & Operations Omar Noureldin will be joining the panel discussion.

  • May 2, 2017
    Join MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati for a three-part series bringing together people of all faiths, working to support and protect those who are victims of bias, bullying, hatred, intolerance and injustice. Attendees will be provided with tools and opportunities for community action.

  • April 16, 2017
    Join our "Let's Be Honest" forum at the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) moderated by MPAC's Edina Lekovic. "Let's Be Honest" is about breaking the silence between generations, cultures and genders.

  • April 13, 2017
    Please join us for a roundtable discussion about the Japanese/Muslim American Experience, featuring MPAC's Marwa Abdelghani. This event aims to educate the public about the intersection between the Japanese and Muslim experience and spark a discussion about how we can avoid repeating history with current U.S. policies being implemented. The event will be held at Occidental College.

  • Comedy Show Against Islamophobia in DC

    April 6, 2017
    We're excited to partner with Grassroots Comedy DC on this stand-up comedy show against Islamophobia. Join us on Thursday, April 6. Tickets will go fast, so buy yours today!

  • April 6, 2017
    MPAC's Vice President or Strategy & Operations, Omar Noureldin, will be joining a distinguished panel of social justice leaders from the Latino, Japanese and Jewish communities to lead a discussion on historical discrimination and its implications today. The event will be held at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

  • April 2, 2017
    Do you want to be more knowledgeable about the Trump Administration's proposed immigration and travel policies? Join us for a "Know Your Rights" workshop at the Islamic Center of Southern California, where we will provide information about rights relating to immigration, hate crimes, travel and technology privacy.

  • March 28, 2017
    Are you tired of hearing government officials and media pundits talk about Muslims, but not talking to Muslims? Are you ready to act to bring about change? Join us at our "I Am Change" workshop at George Washington University on Monday, March 27 at 6:30pm.

  • Love Your Neighbor as You Love Yourself: Islam 101 in LA

    March 22, 2017
    Join us at Temple Isaiah to learn about Islam and American Muslims with MPAC's Edina Lekovic. Begin to build relationships that bridge the gap between stranger and neighbor. Explore pathways to stand up and protect vulnerable communities in our city.


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