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  • 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.

  • 'I Am Change Workshop' Follows up with Masjid Gibrael community

    October 31, 2014
    MPAC’s follow up civic engagement workshop this past weekend had an amazing turnout. MPAC President Salam-Al-Marayati and MPAC I Am Change fellow Abeer Gaber followed up with Masjid Gibrael about how Muslim communities can fully engage themselves in the community.

  • Serving your Fellow Muslims

    September 5, 2014
    One of the most engaging ways of communicating your message to your fellow Muslims is by going to them and asking the question: How can we help you? Last Saturday night, I Am Change Fellow Abeer Gaber and Community Outreach Fellow Marwa Abdelghani went to Masjid Taqwa in Altadena, CA to do just that. The community members of the area reflected a deep passion in wanting their mosque to grow and develop. They welcomed MPAC’s extended hand in wanting to assist the mosque in any way possible.

  • Change is Brewing in Simi Valley

    August 29, 2014
    Last Sunday, Aug. 24th 2014, MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati and I facilitated an MPAC “I Am Change” workshop with nearly thirty members of the Islamic Society of Simi Valley in Simi Valley, CA. I Am Change is an interactive three-hour civic leadership workshop created to educate and empower American Muslims with the skills to become responsible and active citizens.

  • I Am Change Empowers SoCal Muslims at Masjid Gibrael

    June 27, 2014
    Last Sunday, over 20 community members gathered together at Masjid Gibrael in San Gabriel Valley for an I Am Change workshop where they learned how to be active citizens. Led by Edina Lekovic, MPAC’s Director of Policy and Programming, and I Am Change L.A. Fellow Abeer Gaber, empowered the participants to understand the stages needed to create change, how to engage with elected officials, and how to talk about issues they care about.

  • Islamic Center of Claremont Hosts I Am Change Workshop

    June 12, 2014
    On Friday, more than 20 members of the Islamic Center of Claremont came together for an I Am Change workshop to learn how to make their voices heard with elected officials and diverse audiences on issues they care about.

  • MPAC & UMMA Clinic Let’s Be Honest Forum Tackles Tough Topics

    June 12, 2014
    Last Saturday, MPAC and the UMMA Community Clinic joined forces to sponsor a Let’s Be Honest forum at the University of Southern California. Let’s Be Honest is a space for candid conversation with a diverse panel of Muslim scholars, activists, counselors, and student leaders on any and all subjects.

  • Al-Marayati Discusses Charter of Medina

    June 5, 2014
    Within the past two months, MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati has given seven lectures on the Medina Constitution across Southern California mosques, including this past Friday at the Islamic Institute of Orange County.

  • Let’s Be Honest Focuses on Youth at Bilal Islamic Center

    June 5, 2014
    On Saturday, MPAC and the Bilal Islamic Center held a “Let’s Be Honest” forum, which brought together a diverse panel of community leaders, educators and social workers for a candid conversation centered on youth and their relationship to their faith, identity and mosque.

  • Tarin Travels to Indiana for I Am Change Workshops

    May 29, 2014
    MPAC and the Muslim Alliance of Indiana put together an exciting weekend for the citizens of Indianapolis to get local Muslim community civically engaged. The weekend brought together over 100 community members from multiple mosques for two workshops conducted by MPAC’s Washington, DC, Office Director Haris Tarin.

  • Want to Develop Your Leadership Skills & Make a Real Impact in Your Community?

    May 2, 2014
    Join MPAC at Masjid Gibrael in San Gabriel, CA on Saturday, May 10, for an I Am Change workshop with Edina Lekovic, Director of Policy and Programming, and Abeer Gaber, I Am Change Los Angeles Fellow.

  • SoCal Community Leaders Sign Up to Bring MPAC's 'I Am Change' Program to Their Communities

    March 20, 2014
    On Satuday, March 8, more than a dozen Southern California Muslim community leaders from across the region gathered at MPAC's office for brunch and a discussion about issues affecting our community, such as racism, youth engagement and apathy, and to gain a better understanding of MPAC's work and services.

  • Gaber Is MPAC's New 'I Am Change' Fellow

    December 3, 2013
    It is with great pleasure, MPAC announced that Abeer Gaber, a graduate of UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, with a focus on international policy and practice, and a former MPAC Young Leader, is our new “I Am Change” Fellow.

  • MPAC Encourages IECOC Youth to Be More Civically Engaged

    September 11, 2013
    Earlier this month, Edina Lekovic, Director of Policy & Programming, and Cherif Abou El Fadl, Community Outreach Fellow, met with the Islamic Education Center of Orange County for a follow-up meeting to the first “I Am Change” workshop held a month before.

  • MPAC Staff Leads I Am Change Workshop at IECOC

    July 17, 2013
    On Saturday, July 6, MPAC held an I Am Change workshop at the Islamic Educational Center of Southern California. Salam Al-Marayati, MPAC President, Edina Lekovic, Director of Policy & Programming, and Cherif Abou El Fadl, Community Outreach Fellow, said it was a pleasure on many fronts to spend an early Saturday afternoon with the youth.

  • Al-Marayati, Lekovic to present 'I Am Change' workshop at Islamic Education Center of Orange County

    July 6, 2013
    This Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m., MPAC's Salam Al-Marayati and Edina Lekovic will present an "I Am Change" workshop at Islamic Education Center of Orange County (3194 Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626).

  • 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.

  • Al-Marayati and Hussein Lead “I Am Change” Workshop in Syracuse, NY

    July 5, 2012
    On June 30th, MPAC President Salam Al-Marayati and Young Leaders Program Coordinator Yasmin Hussein conducted four speaking engagements during the weekend, the highlight of which was the “I Am Change” civic Leadership Workshop at the Islamic Society of Central New York (ISCNY) in Syracuse, New York.

  • Lekovic Leads Workshops at CAMP Leadership Summit

    May 6, 2012
    Recently, MPAC’s Director of Policy and Programming Edina Lekovic participated in CAMP's 5th Annual Leadership Summit to conduct two workshops on communication and leadership.

  • Mohiuddin to Speak about Media Bias at MPA Houston Event

    November 20, 2011
    On Sunday, Nov. 20, Marium Mohiuddin, MPAC's Communication Corodinator, will be speaking at the Turquoise Center in Houston, TX, for The Muslim Professional Association's "The Future of Muslims in America: The Many Ways Forward"


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