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  • MPAC-WNY Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    June 5, 2014
    Join MPAC Western New York (MPAC-WNY) on Saturday, June 7 at its annual banquet to celebrate its 10th anniversary as our largest, most vibrant chapter in the country. In addition to a keynote speech by MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati, the banquet will also present Community Service Awards to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York William J. Hochul, innovator and activist Dr. Hodan Isse, and community activist and philanthropist M. Raheemuddin.

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  • MPAC-WNY Elects New President at Annual Meeting

    January 30, 2014
    On Saturday, Jan. 25, community members joined MPAC-Western New York at the Jaffarya Center of Niagara Frontier for its annual meeting, which included board elections, a conversation about contemporary issues facing the American Muslim community and a reception. Fuad Sherrif was elected as the new president, and Dr. Qazi, the chapter cofounder, was named the new Senior Advisor for MPAC-WNY.

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  • Al-Habri Addresses Women's Empowerment at MPAC-WNY Banquet

    June 11, 2013
    Last week, MPAC-Western New York held its 9th Annual Banquet in Buffalo, NY, with Azizah al-Hibri, a prominent Muslim lawyer and President Barack Obama's appointee, featured as the keynote speaker.

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  • St. Bonaventure University to Honor MPAC-WNY President

    April 11, 2013
    St. Bonaventure University, one of the oldest and recognized universities in the country, has announced that Dr. Khalid J. Qazi, the President of MPAC-WNY, will be honored with the Annual Gaudete Awards on April 18, 2013. We congratulate Dr. Qazi on this special recognition.

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  • Tarin Speaks at MPAC-WNY Annual Meeting

    February 21, 2013
    On Jan. 26, MPAC’s Western New York chapter held its annual meeting on “Our Civil Rights and Civil Liberties." MPAC-WNY and its annual meeting have become staples of the active American Muslim community in Buffalo.

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  • Interfaith Attendees Gather for 7th Annual Tent of Abraham

    August 23, 2012
    Earlier this month, MPAC-WNY celebrated its 7th Annual “Tent of Abraham" event, an interfaith dinner (breaking of the fast) and dialogue between Jews, Muslims and Christians in Buffalo, NY, that celebrates the holy month of Ramadan.

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  • Wajahat Ali to Speak at MPAC-WNY Annual Banquet on 6/9

    June 9, 2012
    Join MPAC-WNY for its 8th Annual Banquet and Community Service Award on Saturday, June 9, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo.

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  • MPAC-WNY Discusses Impact of Arab Spring at Annual Dinner

    February 1, 2012
    On Jan. 27, in addition to its annual dinner and board elections, MPAC-WNY held a symposium at the Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier in Amherst to discuss "The Arab Spring and Its Implications for the U.S.," in an effort to shed light on the political unrest in the Middle East and North A

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  • Director of DC Office to Speak at MPAC-WNY Annual Dinner

    January 21, 2012
    The first event of this year will be MPAC-WNY's annual meeting and symposium on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier at the Amherst Center in New York.

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  • Catch Up with MPAC-WNY Latest Activities

    January 18, 2012
    The first event of this year will be MPAC-WNY's annual meeting and symposium on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier at the Amherst Center in New York.

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  • 9/11 Has Taught Us How to Stand Together

    September 9, 2011
    For our generation, Sept. 11, 2001, will forever remain in infamy. On that day a depraved band of zealots committed the most atrocious crime of murdering nearly 3,000 innocent Americans.

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  • MPAC-WNY Hosts 6th Annual 'Tent of Abraham' Dinner

    August 18, 2011
    The sixth annual “Tent of Abraham” began on Thursday, August 18th, at 7 p.m. in the Muslim Community Center in Amherst, MA. The event started with a “Walk of Abraham,” in which participants walked 5 miles from North Presbyterian Church and finished at the center.

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  • MPAC-WNY Holds Press Conference on bid Laden’s Death

    May 12, 2011
    MPAC Western New York along with interfaith allies and elected officials held a press conference last week in Buffalo, NY, at the Islamic Cultural Center to reaffirming solidarity in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.

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  • Dr. Qazi Receives Leadership Award

    April 20, 2011
    Dr. Khalid Qazi, chairman of MPAC’s Western New York chapter, was recently awarded the Diversity Award by Leadership Buffalo for his outstanding community work and leadership style.

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  • Imam Abdul Rauf Speaks at MPAC W-NY Annual Meeting

    February 11, 2011
    On Saturday, Jan. 29, MPAC Western New York held its annual meeting at the Center for Tomorrow on the University of Buffalo at Amherst campus.

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  • MPAC-WNY Hosts Memorable Community Celebration

    December 23, 2010
    On Friday, Nov. 19, the Somali Community of Buffalo and WNY celebrated the appointment of one of their own, Mohamed A. Mohamed, from Buffalo as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Somalia.

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