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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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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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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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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 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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15th Annual Banquet Poster

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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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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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