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  • Make Your Voice Heard: The Importance of Voting

    November 2, 2012
    Whoever said one vote doesn’t make a difference? With the elections being three days away and the polls showing the two presidential candidates almost tied, every vote will make a huge difference.

  • MPAC to Launch NYC & DC Metro Ads Opposing Racism & Bigotry

    October 18, 2012
    On Monday, Oct. 22, the NYC subway system will feature ads by MPAC, which is an effort to counter the recent hateful and divisive ad released by Pamela Geller’s organization, AFDI. One week later, on Monday, Oct. 29, the Metro system in DC, will post the same ads on WMATA buses across the DC, Virginia and Maryland areas.

  • The False Choice of Drones

    October 12, 2012
    There is no question that there are elements of the Taliban both in Afghanistan and Pakistan who are brutal extremists whose vision of the world and distortion of Islam must be marginalized. Yet the question remains whether it is our job to do that fighting or must we help facilitate the environment for the Afghans and Pakistanis to deal with this threat militarily, politically and socially.

  • MPAC & MAHSC Commend Int’l Police Assoc. Pledge to Remove Bias from Training

    October 10, 2012
    Today, MPAC and the Muslim American Homeland Security Congress (MAHSC) commended the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for adopting a powerful resolution at its 119th Annual Conference in San Diego last

  • MPAC Endorses MercyMail Campaign

    September 24, 2012
    MPAC endorses the MercyMail Campaign and encourages all concerned citizens to send condolences to U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens’ family. The campaign has generated more than 6,000 letters to date and MPAC encourages communities to continue to send their letters until midnight, Tuesday, Sept. 25.

  • Senate to Hold Groundbreaking Hearing Today on Hate Crimes & Domestic Terrorism

    September 19, 2012
    Today, MPAC will attend the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Hate Crimes and the Threat of Domestic Terrorism.” Following the hearing, a number of faith leaders, advocates and community members will host a brief press conference outside the Senate Hart Office Building to outline the next steps neede. Along with Durbin, the press conference will include Haris Tarin, Director of MPAC’s Washington, DC, office,

  • Coptic Christian & Muslim Leaders to Hold Joint Press Conference Monday in LA

    September 17, 2012
    The Coptic Orthodox Church is the largest church in the Middle East, with approximately 12 million faithful in Egypt. The Coptic Orthodox Christian Diocese of Los Angeles is led by His Grace Bishop Serapion, who serves under the blessing of the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Patriarchate in Alexandria, Egypt.

  • Leaders Join MPAC for Press Conference Condemning Embassy Attacks

    September 13, 2012
    Yesterday, MPAC along with Egyptian, Libyan and interfaith leaders stood together at a press conference in our L.A. office to condemn the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya, which led to the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

  • MPAC Condemns Attacks on U.S. Embassies, Calls for Protection of All U.S. Personnel

    September 12, 2012
    MPAC today strongly condemns the attacks on the U.S. Embassies in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, and we grieve along with the rest of our nation over the deaths of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. These attacks were not just an attack on our embassies but on our nation as a whole.

  • MPAC Releases 'Not Qualified: Exposing America's Top 25 Pseudo-Experts on Islam'

    September 11, 2012
    Today, MPAC released “Not Qualified: Exposing the Deception behind America's Top 25 Pseudo Experts on Islam,”a timely study that examines the credentials of 25 known Islamophobes who purport to be experts on Islam, Muslims and national security.

  • MPAC Partners with ICSC for 2-day Civic Summit

    August 30, 2012
    Last weekend, about 25 Muslim high school and college students attended a two-day civic summit organized by the Muslim Youth Group of the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) and MPAC.

  • Time to Protect Civilians in Syria

    August 17, 2012
    As we continue to monitor the dire situation in Syria, the MPAC calls upon the international community to protect innocent civilians. At this point, humanitarian intervention and a no-fly zone must be implemented in order to save innocent lives.

  • Experts Discuss Impact of Hate & Safety Tips on MPAC Teleconferences

    August 16, 2012
    Last night and today, MPAC hosted two teleconferences for American Muslims around the country to understand on the real world damage caused by recent hate rhetoric and learn what they can do to safeguard their mosques, schools and communities.

  • Ft. Hood Shooting Report Concludes FBI Could Have Prevented Attack

    August 15, 2012
    Earlier this month, MPAC attended a Congressional hearing which shared the findings of a report on the shooting at Fort Hood, TX, in 2009. The report concluded that there were several instances in which the FBI neglected key warning signs that could have prevented the attack.

  • MPAC Signs 'We Are All Sikhs' Solidarity Statement

    August 13, 2012
    Last week, MPAC joined the “We Are All Sikhs” statement of solidarity regarding the recent tragedy in Oak Creek, WI.

  • When a Culture of Hate Turns to Violence

    August 10, 2012
    In a climate of increasing fear-based rhetoric by public officials, we have seen a rise in hate crimes against American Muslims and Americans perceived to be Muslim. It's certain media outlets that are playing into the paradigm of ignorance and hate. demise of our national strength.

  • MPAC Joins Campaign to Stop Veolia Transport's Bid in City of LA

    August 9, 2012
    MPAC recently signed onto a campaign to prevent Los Angeles from renewing their contract with Veolia Transport who operate the city’s DASH buses. The campaign cites that Veolia Transport discriminates on the basis of ethnicity and religion which is a violation of the Los Angeles City Charter’s prohibition

  • MPAC's Hussein Talks about Ramadan during Dallas Forum

    August 7, 2012
    Organized by MPAC’s Young Leaders Summit delegate, Ghaidir Qaddura, on the weekend of July 14, MPAC held two community events in Dallas.

  • MPAC Offers Condolences to Sikh Community Following Shooting at Wisconsin Temple

    August 5, 2012
    MPAC offers its condolences to the Sikh community on this sad day when at least seven people, including the gunman, were killed following a shooting at an Oak Creek, WI, Sikh temple (Gurdwara).

  • ‘Green Wave’ Screening Inspires Attendees

    August 1, 2012
    MPAC, in partnership with the Levantine Cultural Center and IMAN Cultural Center, hosted more than 80 people last week for a special screening of the powerful new documentary “The Green Wave” about the massive popular protests leading up to the 2009 Iranian presidential elections.


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