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  • Michigan stands in Unity against Hate, Xenophobia, and Islamophobia

    November 9, 2017

    On November 8th, 2017, as former Chief Strategist for President Trump Steve Bannon made his way to Michigan, Emgage lead an effort to organize an event in partnership with IONA, CAIR Michigan, ACLU Michigan, Women’s March Michigan, Michigan Muslim Community Council, Michigan United APIAVote Michigan, Take On Hate, and the Metro Detroit Political Action Network

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  • Virginia Mobilizes Hundreds of American Muslims for Elections

    November 9, 2017

    Over the last 100 days, Emgage engaged in an unprecedented effort to organize and mobilize Virginia’s Muslim Americans. We organized dozens of volunteers who registered voters, knocked on 1,779 doors, distributed 10,000 voter guides and 5,000 more endorsement guides. We made 22,383 calls from across the country into Virginia and 10 precinct parties on the day

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  • Pennsylvania meets with Elected Officials

    November 9, 2017

    On October 24th, Emgage engaged with state legislators and appointed officials at the capitol building in Harrisburg. Several key pieces of legislation that would strengthen hate crime protections, reform parts of the criminal justice system, expand protections for religious spaces, and tackle the gerrymandering issues were discussed. These meetings are just one more step in building strong relationships

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  • Take Action, Save Rohingya

    November 6, 2017

    Our advocacy is working! Contact Congress today and urge action to help the Rohingya now! Worsening Humanitarian Situation:  For two months, The Burmese army has waged a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign against Rohingya communities in Burma (Myanmar). The military has now forced more than 600,000 people to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Pushing for Sanctions: Emgage

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  • Emgage Stands with Texas Victims

    November 6, 2017

    Prayers for all the victims of another senseless tragedy. Emgage is working with partner organizations to make sure that people have the right to feel safe in their own places of worship. After we grieve, we will get back to work on addressing the gaps in our laws that allow these tragedies to keep happening.

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  • Supporting the Protection of Religiously Affiliated Institutions

    November 5, 2017

    In a press release on November 2nd it was stated that “U.S. Representatives David Kustoff (R-TN) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) today applauded House Judiciary Committee passage of bipartisan legislation that will increase the federal penalties for bomb threats and other credible threats of violence against religious institutions. The Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017, introduced by

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  • Policy Update 10/27

    October 26, 2017

    Travel Ban The Trump administration will be temporarily delaying the processing of most refugees from 11 countries that have been identified as high risk. However, refugee admissions will resume for other countries according to government officials. Most of the countries that will be affected are located in the Middle East and Africa. The administration will

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  • Emgage at the Women’s Convention!

    October 26, 2017

    Emgage is honored to have partnered with the Women’s Convention to bring you a conference that is inclusive and welcoming to all! The Women’s Convention will bring thousands of women, femmes and our allies of all backgrounds to Detroit from October 27 – 29, 2017. Emgage in a weekend of workshops, strategy sessions, inspiring forums and intersectional

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  • Meet our State Representative of the Month, Darrin Camilleri!

    October 24, 2017

    By, Sakina Abedi For the month of July, I had the pleasure of interviewing State Representative Darrin Camilleri. Representative Camilleri (D-23) is currently serving in the Michigan House of Representatives. I enjoyed speaking with Representative Camilleri and hearing his story. I learned about his passion for his work and dedication to making a difference not

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