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Tent of Abraham 2018

MPAC-WNY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES  THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL  “THE TENT OF ABRAHAM”  OPEN TO ALL Thursday, May 31, 2018 (Ramadan 16, 1439) 7:30 PM Muslim Community Center (Islamic Center) 745 Heim Road, Amherst ***** An evening of friendship and conversation of our shared values as we “break the fast” together. Enjoy an ethnic dinner with your friends and neighbors. In keeping with ...

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14th Annual Banquet Poster

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2018 MPAC-WNY Outstanding American Muslim Millennial Awards

MPAC-WNY

2018 MPAC-WNY Outstanding American Muslim Millennial Awards CRITERIA Applicants must be between age 16 to 28; Applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States (Provide Proof); Applicant must be a resident of WNY, even if currently attending out of town school (Provide Proof); 3 letters of recommendation must be sent confidentially to MPAC-WNY; Incomplete applications ...

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Tahera Rahman

MPAC-WNY is proud to present our 14th Annual Banquet key note speaker: Tahera Rahman WHBF-TV – CBS  At just 27 years old, Ms. Rahman is the first Muslim Hijabi TV reporter at WHBF-TV, a CBS affiliate, in Rock Island, IL. She joined the Local 4 News team as a producer in May of 2016. Her duties included deciding which stories ...

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Eid Mubarak

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Highlights for 2017

Some of the highlights of MPAC activities this calendar year are below: M-RAISE (MPAC-Research and Academic Initiative for Student Excellence) Academic Assistance Program. Twice a week for students 9-12th grades, held at ICA-WNY 444 Connecticut Street with additional participation from Canisius College. Williamsville School District training. Completed district wide eighteen (18) Cultural Sensitivity Trainings to cover entire district teachers, administrators ...

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Read our written Senate testimony

No community should have to exist in a state of fear because of their perceived religious beliefs. And yet, for many American Muslim families across the nation, that is our reality. This is why MPAC has made it a policy priority to address the increase in religiously motivated hate crimes. Today, we submitted written testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s ...

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100 days in, is America Great Again?

The first 100 days of an administration is an important benchmark – a benchmark that Mr. Trump set for himself in his Contract with the American Voter which begins, “What follows is my 100-day action plan to Make America Great Again.” So, has this administration achieved what it set out to? And how has it gone about doing that? We ...

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New Immigration Policies Harm American Families

In the months following President Trump’s January 25th executive order regarding immigration and border security, there has been a significant increase in Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and deportations. Within a span of three months, ICE arrested over 21,000 immigrants – including 5,441 with no criminal record. Mass deportation makes America less safe as it damages government-community relations, which ...

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Fourteenth Annual Banquet & Awards

“Millennials’ Breaking Barriers” Speaker: Tahera Rahman WHBF-TV CBS Saturday, May 12, 2017 at 6:00pm Hyatt Regency Hotel 2 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14202 Ms. Rahman is the first Muslim Hijabi TV reporter at WHBF-TV, a CBS affiliate, in Rock Island, IL. She joined the Local 4 News team as a producer in May of 2016. Her duties included deciding which stories ...

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