From all of us at MPAC, Merry Christmas!
We wish everyone a joyful holiday season in the spirit of harmony and gratitude.
MPAC improves the public understanding of Islam and shapes policies impacting American Muslims by en
From all of us at MPAC, Merry Christmas!
We wish everyone a joyful holiday season in the spirit of harmony and gratitude.
Today’s passage of the includes provisions to strengthen our Democracy, especially in a post January 6th reality. Protecting democracy is one of the core components of our policy work in 2022, demonstrated through our Democracy Forums– a series of five events across the U.S., which brought together a panel of experts in the field, including a number of lawmakers.
The bipartisan legislation would update the certification process for presidential elections, which former President Donald Trump and his allies tried to exploit after the 2020 election.
Today’s passage of the included a provision that will create an interfaith prayer space in the U.S. Capitol. We worked with Members of Congress on this effort by developing a successful Congressional engagement strategy. As a result of our efforts, American Muslims and people of all faiths will now have a dedicated prayer space in the U.S. Capitol.
Exclusion of Afghan Adjustment in Omnibus is a Moral and Legal Failure | Human Rights First
WASHINGTON D.C. – Human Rights First decries the decision to deny the Afghan Adjustment Act an up or down vote. Veterans groups, faith leaders, refugee advocacy organizations, businesses, labor, and other groups across American society have been demanding this critical legislation. This congressio...
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Are you a changemaker? Give your career the boost it needs to make a big impact.
Apply now for a spring internship where you will be immersed in substantive issues with experts in the world of government, media, academia, non-profit, and the private sector.
Do you dream of being the change you wish to see? Gain real experience on the Hill and a career in public service - apply to be one of our Congressional Leadership Development Program (CLDP) fellows. We'll provide the stipend, housing, mentorship, 2023 summer internship in Congress, training, and more. Learn more and apply at cldp.org.
Surround yourself with passion, empowerment and gain insightful experience to help you achieve your goals.
Apply now for our spring internship at Internships.mpac.org.
Deadline Dec 23.
Happy Hanukkah, from our MPAC family to yours! Sending warm wishes for peace and happiness this holiday season.
and recent grads: There's a creative side to changing perceptions on the Hill & in Hollywood. Make a positive impact on society by interning with us this Spring. We'll help you refine your skills in digital storytelling through graphic design &/video production.
Learn more & apply: Internships.mpac.org
and recent grads: Do you need more real world experience to enrich your resume? Be immersed in the world of government, media, academia, non-profit and the private sector and get valuable opportunities to work on substantive issues with our Spring program.
Learn more and apply today: Internships.mpac.org
Global sporting events have always been opportunities for the world to grapple with international issues. This year’s FIFA World Cup, hosted for the first time in a Muslim country, is no different.
"We have just as much right to engage in this political process as everybody else."- Ruwa Romman
Muslim women led the way in representing our communities in this year’s midterm elections. These trailblazers are making it clear to America and the world: American Muslims care deeply about this country, and are ready and willing to commit themselves as public servants to the betterment of our neighborhoods and our country.
Muslim women have been leading their communities for years. After the midterms, they’re set to lead in elected office and are fighting to create an America where everyone belongs.
Tag your friend, colleague, family member or a student who you think would love to hear about this internship! Make an impact with our internship program which gives you valuable experience working on issues on a national scale with personal guidance and training.
For more info and to apply visit: Internships.mpac.org
Join Muslim Americans in Public Service this week as we celebrate our recently concluded Fall 2022 Program at our highly anticipated Winter Networking event on December 15th in the DC area!
Tickets are expected to sell out fast! The event is free but exclusively for MAPS Members and co-sponsors. Become a MAPS Member (for free) today at https://mapsnational.org/join/become-a-member/ to receive your invitation. (Halal/ vegan appetizers will be available. Covid vaccinations are required.)
This exciting opportunity to connect with our valued members, tireless leaders, esteemed partners, and your future friends across all levels and branches of government is cosponsored by the El-Hibri Foundation, Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation, Asian American Federal Employees For Non-Discrimination, Muslim Public Affairs Council Foundation, and the Islamic Scholarship Fund.
Competitive and sought-out internships have often been a privilege that is only affordable by some, which is why we fully fund the stay of all fellows by providing free housing as well as a stipend to cover any extra expenses that the fellow may incur during the summer months. Apply now to be one of our summer 2023 Congressional Leadership Development Program (CLDP) fellows at cldp.org.
MPAC's Policy Bureau has been working tirelessly towards increasing American pluralism by ensuring American Muslims have a seat at the decision making table. Your zakat-eligible gift will help us continue representing the voice of American Muslims in government and policy institutions!
35 years ago, MPAC was founded with the hopes of building a better future for American Muslims. 35 years later, we remain committed to our advocacy and astounded by the growth and accomplishments of our organization. None of our achievements would have been possible without our amazing supporters; we hope you'll join us in celebrating and supporting MPAC's 35th Anniversary Campaign!
Do you want to help amplify American Muslim voices? Dedicate a semester to interning with us and help us ensure American Muslims are better represented.
Submit your application by Dec 23. Internships.mpac.org
Tomorrow, all eyes will be on the state of Georgia with the election.
We are calling on in Georgia to make their plan to vote today, and ensure that they fulfill their civic duty and go to the polls tomorrow for the Senate runoff election.
For more info, check out these great resources from Georgia Muslim Voter Project : https://bit.ly/3usgNR0
We envision big things for you. Take time to apply for our summer 2023 CLDP cohort, that includes a stipend and housing, where you'll spend the summer in an internship with a member of Congress, and network with young Muslim professionals. Learn more and apply at cldp.org
—we at MPAC hear you! We are extending the 2023 CLDP application deadline to January 8th as we know finals season is usually an extremely busy period for everyone. This gives you an extra month to reflect on the change you want to see on the Hill and send in your entries. We’ll provide the stipend, housing, mentorship, and more.
Thank you to those of you who have already submitted. Applications will be reviewed by our team on a rolling basis starting next week; completed applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Therefore, candidates are encouraged to submit their applications sooner rather than later. Learn more and apply at cldp.org.
We are proud to cosponsor Muslim Americans in Public Service's event following the International Day of Persons with Disabilities showcasing public servants who had forged their paths in a changing environment.
Register today at https://tinyurl.com/MAPSDisability.
Time is running out! Don't miss your chance to apply to be a CLDP fellow this summer. This one-of-a-kind opportunity will help you gain essential leadership tools, provides a stipend, housing, and places you in an internship in Congress to put your skills into practice. Apply at cldp.org.
Don’t wait! Now is the time to help implement change in our country. We’re looking for interns that are invested in the issues impacting the American Muslim community. Is that you?
Apply to join our team by Dec 23. Internships.mpac.org
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Please consider participating in the single largest day of giving of the year to help MPAC advance and protect the role of American Muslims in media, government, and entertainment.
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Help us reach our goal by donating today and doubling your impact thanks to our generous donor match up to $20,000.
MPAC is so excited and honored to participate in this worldwide day of giving. We hope you'll join us in working towards building our collective future.
MPAC is so proud of the record-breaking number of American Muslims elected to office in this year's midterms. As we move towards a more inclusive and pluralistic democracy, our country's diversity remains a source of strength, pride, and hope:
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It's almost time for this year's biggest global day of giving! Are you ready to help us advance MPAC's mission in safeguarding the future of Muslim Americans?
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Can we count on you to participate in the spirit of generosity?
Join us for our final CLDP Open House! If you have questions about the application process or the experience on Capitol Hill join us for our CLDP Virtual Open House sessions to get your questions answered and meet former CLDP fellows!
Help us spread the word! Only a few more days to apply to our CLDP program, which will give you the leadership tools you need to make your dream a reality. We'll place you in a Capitol Hill internship, help you expand your network with policymakers and changemakers, and provide stipend, housing and mentorship opportunities. Apply for this one-of-a-kind fellowship by Dec 4! Visit cldp.org
We are happy to announce our donor matching program for this year's !
For every donation made to MPAC, we have a donor that will be matching dollar for dollar up to $20,000. Donate before midnight on Tuesday, November 29th to double your impact!
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Your support is crucial to MPAC's continued work in improving perceptions of Muslim Americans and increasing understanding. We appreciate you more than you know!
From our family to yours: Happy .
Sincerely, the MPAC Team
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We hope you are as excited for this year's international day of giving as we are. Join us in promoting our collective future!
Do you know someone who would love this unique opportunity? Our CLDP program is offered at zero cost to accepted candidates and places youth in a coveted Capitol Hill internship position for 10 weeks during the summer. As a CLDP fellow, you will walk the halls of Congress with Senators, Congressmen and policymakers, and gain an understanding of the policymaking process from an insider’s perspective. Application deadline is Dec 4. Visit cldp.org to learn more and apply.
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As we come together with family and friends for the holidays, be sure to mark your calendars for the biggest day of giving of the year.
Join us for our next CLDP Open House! If you have questions about the application process or the experience on Capitol Hill join us for our CLDP Virtual Open House sessions to get your questions answered and meet former CLDP fellows!
If you're interested in having your voice heard and in making your mark on today’s issues, join us for a ! Work on issues on a national scale with a dynamic team. Applications are open!
Learn more and apply: mpac.org/internships
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