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  • 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.

  • March 21, 2017
    This Tuesday, join us at a free advance screening of "The Zookeeper's Wife," followed by a panel discussion at the Landmark Westside Pavilion. "The Zookeeper's Wife" tells the story of strength and resilience and one that our community and our country can really learn from especially in light of the anti-immigrant and anti-refugee rhetoric and policies of our current administration.

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    March 18, 2017
    MPAC Board Member Sadia Khosa will be joining the MCC Interfaith & Outreach Committee for a discussion to know what rights you have in the event that you are questioned by a police or federal agent, detained at an airport, etc. Join us for this vital event.

  • Muslim Association of Puget Sound Khutbah & Lecture in Washington

    March 17, 2017
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be delivering a khutbah and lecture at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound this Friday at 1:15pm. The khutbah will discuss advancing truth and justice in the Trump era.

  • Immigration Symposium Panel at Occidental College in SoCal

    March 10, 2017
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be speaking at a one-day symposium hosted by AICCU at Occidental College to explore policies, practices and actions on immigrant communities in higher education.

  • Edina Lekovic to Speak at Southern California Women's Roundtable

    March 7, 2017
    MPAC's Edina Lekovic will join a panel discussion on March 7 with other female leaders to exchange ideas on how to come together to promote equality, justice, and understanding. The event is free, but registration is required.

  • Atlanta Muslim Community Media Training

    March 4, 2017
    For decades, MPAC has been at the forefront of engaging the media and has given a voice to the American Muslim community. Tomorrow, MPAC's Salam Al-Marayati and Edina Lekovic will offer an interactive media training in Atlanta and provide essential tools and techniques needed for successful media engagements.

  • March 3, 2017
    MPAC will be featured at New Horizon Pasadena and the Muslim Bar Association's "Know Your Rights" community forum. The event will be held at the New Horizon School in Pasadena at 5:30pm.

  • J Street National Conference - DC

    February 26, 2017
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be speaking on a panel about combatting Islamophobia at J Street's National Conference.

  • 'Let's Be Honest' Panel - SoCal

    February 26, 2017
    MPAC’s Edina Lekovic will be moderating this critical conversation about pressing issues within our community like race, identity and activism in the age of Trump among other topics. This event will be held at the Islamic Center of Southern California in Los Angeles at 12pm.

  • 'Orlando Park' Fundraising Dinner - Illinois

    February 25, 2017
    MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati will be speaking at the Prayer Center of Orland Park's annual fundraising dinner. This event will be held in Homer Glen, IL at 6pm.

  • Board Chair to Join Panel with Rep. Adam Schiff on Refugees - SoCal

    February 24, 2017
    Join MPAC Board of Directors Chair, Seema Ahmad, for a panel discussion with Rep. Adam Schiff about the status of the refugee program. This event will be held at Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA at 7pm.

  • MPAC Convention: Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers

    December 11, 2016
    The keynote speaker is Gold Star father, Khizr Khan. Our plenary session is based on Dr. Maher Hathout’s new book, “Inspiration from the Life of Muhammad.” We will also honor two unsung heroes, Rumana Ahmed and Sarah Sayeed. Join us! It's time to build bridges and break barriers.

  • Mentoring and Making a Way in Hollywood

    October 27, 2016
    The MPAC Hollywood Bureau is offering a remarkable mentoring event for emerging writers, directors, filmmakers and producers to gain insights from leaders in the entertainment industry on moving your unique projects forward.

  • The Purpose of a Family Entertainment and Faith-Based Summit

    August 9, 2016
    In the wake of “The Passion of the Christ,” Hollywood crunched the numbers and started to look at the faith-based market more carefully. In the years that followed, every studio opened a faith-based division.

  • How the Khans Inspired Hollywood Muslims to Stand Up and Be Counted

    August 4, 2016
    Donald Trump’s recent attack on Ghazala and Khizr Khan, the Gold Star parents of a fallen Muslim soldier, has sparked a national outcry and an all-out crisis within the GOP.

  • Hollywood Looks for Higher Ground in Film and TV

    July 29, 2016
    Faith, religion, existential and eschatological issues are popping up everywhere in Hollywood from Fox’s new panel talk show, “The Preachers” to films such as “Heaven Is for Real” and “Miracles From Heaven.”

  • Finding Hope at Sundance

    February 9, 2016
    With anti-Muslim sentiment on the rise, it is sometimes hard to find reasons to be excited and hopeful. The entertainment industry has not historically been kind to Muslims and many other underserved communities, often portraying us in negative, flat, and stereotypical roles.

  • Overcoming Xenophobia: Lessons from the Catholic, Mormon & Jewish Experiences

    November 22, 2015
    Learning to overcome "the fear of the other" from those who have gone through it. This session is intended to help American Muslims develop an effective strategy in countering Islamophobia along with other Americans and not as an isolated community.

  • Muslims On Screen: Is It Getting Any Better?

    November 13, 2015
    Concerned about Hollywood portrayals of Islam and Muslims? You're not alone! We'll be speaking with working American Muslim filmmakers, actors, talent managers and new media creators. They'll share experiences of both challenges and progress in the industry, as well as practical ways we can make an impact on Hollywood too.


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