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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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Job Opening

Summary: The Office Manager will work under the direction of the President or designed board member and the senior adviser to help establish and manage the MPAC-WNY office, including creating procedures and day-to-day affairs of the office.Job Description: Managing all the affairs of the office including: Collect, follow up and appropriate disposition of office mail; Answer phone calls, make appointments ...

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Being young and Muslim is test of hope

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Alana Arman had to find her middle ground. As a teenager, she navigated the typical twists and turns of finding her own way. But as a Muslim, she also had to navigate the balance between her religion and the world around her. Read the rest of the article at the BuffaloNews

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Uniting Against Violent Extremism and for Freedom of Expression

January 9, 2015 The terror attacks at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was a disturbing reminder that violent extremism is challenging our values for freedom of expression and is a major source of anti-Muslim sentiment. First and foremost, our condolences go to the families of the victims of this heinous attack and to the people of Paris. We eagerly ...

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Dr. Maher Hathout, Muslim advocate for interfaith peace, dies at 79

Dr. Maher Hathout, Muslim advocate for interfaith peace, dies at 79  

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Muslim organization celebrates a decade of fostering tolerance among religions

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In a decade, the Muslim Public Affairs Council of Western New York has become so essential that it is hard to imagine a time when the group wasn’t in existence. The members of MPAC have patiently and unselfishly given of their time and attention in order to foster a better understanding of Muslims and Islam. As a community we should ...

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