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FIFTEENTH ANNUAL “TENT OF ABRAHAM”

MPAC-WNY PROUDLY ANNOUNCESFIFTEENTH ANNUAL “TENT OF ABRAHAM”“Join Us Outside Under a Real Tent of Abraham This Year!”***** Thursday, April 29, 2021 (Ramadan 17, 1442) Time 7: 00 PM                Open to All    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. In keeping ...

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2021 American Muslim Millennial Award

American Muslim Millennial Award MPAC-WNY would like to invite Muslim youth to apply for the American Muslim Millennial Award. Scholarships to Muslim Youth are based on demonstrated academic achievement and service to the community. Criteria: Character:   Upholds Islamic principles and shows respect and courtesy to all. Scholastic:   Demonstrates academic excellence. High School Student must be on honor roll and reflect ...

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MPAC-WNY 2020 Mini-Grants

MPAC-WNY 2020 Mini-Grants The Covid-19 Pandemic affected us all, individually, collectively and organizationally.  MPAC-WNY was no exception. Several marquee events were either cancelled or changed. Annual Banquet, Millennial Awards, Tent & Walk of Abraham, M-RAISE Program and several other programs were shelved and replaced with alternative programs, rolled out for the benefit of the community at the local and national ...

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WNY faith leaders raise unified voice against racism

Another Voice / Social justice  WNY faith leaders raise unified voice against racism By Dr. Khalid Qazi Everyone deserves to breathe. This is not a privilege. This is a fundamental right. The death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis has left us all gasping for breath. For eight minutes and 46 seconds he was pressed under the knee ...

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MPAC-WNY Racial & Social Justice Task Force

MPAC-WNY Racial & Social Justice Task Force Following the murder of George Floyd in May this year, MPAC-WNY established “Racial & Social Justice Task Force” to work for racial justice and equality in collaboration with like-minded groups in our region. The following Mission & Vision Statement was developed by the task force. Mission, Vision & Objectives ***** The Muslim Public ...

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Fascinating Conversation With Westminster

    Dear Community Member, Join our next joint program with Westminster Presbyterian Church of Buffalo A conversation with the MPAC-WNY Founding President & Senior Adviser Khalid J. Qazi Date:                              Wednesday, November 18 Time:                            ...

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Vol. XV No. 46 – October 2020 / Rabi ul Awal 1442

MPAC-WNY Newsletter Vol. XV No. 46 – October 2020 / Rabi ul Awal 1442 Newsletter-October-2020

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There Is No Place For Violence in Civil Society

We at MPAC offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the attack in Nice earlier today, as well as the recent attacks in Avignon and Paris, France. There is no place for violence in civil society, whether it is implicitly justified in the statements and actions (or lack thereof) of sitting politicians or carried ...

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The Fight Continues

“Be patient in adversity…” November 4, 2020 “O you who have attained to faith! Be patient in adversity, and vie in patience with one another, and be ever ready [to do what is right], and remain conscious of God, so that you might attain to a happy state!” (  Q U R A N   3 : 2 0 0  ) ...

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A Historic Win for Inclusion

On So Many Levels November 9, 2020 MPAC congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic win! After an absolutely chaotic past four years, the majority of voters chose honesty and decency, and a multicultural, multi-ethnic coalition elected the first African-American, Indian-American, female Vice President, who is also the child of immigrants, in our nation’s history. ...

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