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  • Anti-Islam Hate Rallies Show Up Accross America

    October 7, 2017

    This weekend, ACT for America, an anti-Muslim grassroots organization which the Southern Poverty Law Center has named a hate group, will be hosting marches “Against Sharia Law and for Human Rights” in cities across the country. ACT is supported by far-right and anti-government groups, many of whom will attend the rallies. This organized anti-Muslim movement

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  • EMGAGE STANDS WITH LAS VEGAS VICTIMS

    October 3, 2017

    Following the tragedy in Las Vegas, Emgage is partnering with other Muslim Americans to raise funds for victims and their families. Please consider joining us in this effort with a donation to this campaign. Click the link below for more details. After we grieve, we will get back to work on addressing the gaps in

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  • Policy Updates

    September 29, 2017

    Health Policy & Reform For months, Republicans agonized over their ObamaCare repeal-and-replace effort. It was declared dead in the spring. Then revived and passed in the House. It appeared dead in the Senate this summer, but came back to life. On Tuesday, September 26th the Graham-Cassidy bill failed as three Senate Republicans announced they oppose

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  • Emgage CEO named Top Ten Arab American Leader by HuffPost

    September 1, 2017

    Emgage CEO Wa’el Alzayat was named one of the Top 10 inspiring Arab American Leaders by Huffington Post. Check out the story

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  • Emgage Urges the FCC to Deny the Sinclair-Tribune Merger

    September 1, 2017

    In case you missed it, we joined our partners at the Latino Victory Project, AAPI Victory Fund, and Color of Change to urge the FCC to deny the merger between Sinclair and Tribune media groups. this merger would give a disproportionate amount of market control to a media group that regularly pushes racist and hateful

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  • Hurricane Harvey Leaves People Hurt and Devasted

    September 1, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey has been devastating Texas and the whole Gulf Coast region since Friday, August 25. Our thoughts and prayers are with our Emgage Texas and everyone in the region! If you want to help, Islamic Relief USA is working directly with the Red Cross to run shelter for evacuees in the Dallas area. Islamic

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  • Policy Updates

    September 1, 2017

    Hate Crimes In the wake of the Charlottesville, VA attacks earlier this month, reports are showing an increase in hate crimes across the country. The LA Times reported that hate crimes in Los Angeles rose 12.6% over the same period of last year, and hate crimes in New York City escalated 28.4%, compared with the

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  • Emaging at ISNA & APPNA

    July 10, 2017

    Last week Emgage had the opportunity to attend the annual conferences of two great organizations: the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), and the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA). We enjoyed several days of culture, community engagement and voter education.   From the food to the entertainment, both conferences provided

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  • Anti-Islam Hate Rallies Show Up Accross America

    June 9, 2017

    This weekend, ACT for America, an anti-Muslim grassroots organization which the Southern Poverty Law Center has named a hate group, will be hosting marches “Against Sharia Law and for Human Rights” in cities across the country. ACT is supported by far-right and anti-government groups, many of whom will attend the rallies. This organized anti-Muslim movement

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  • ‘Kill them. Kill them all’: Congressman Higgins’s hateful statement against Islam

    June 4, 2017

    Congressman Higgins’s hateful statement against Islam has no place in our public discourse and as an elected official, we expect Congressman Higgins to uphold the first amendment and our freedom of religion. We should address terrorist acts based on evidence, not single out an entire group of people based on their faith. The perpetrators of

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  • Unanimous Senate Vote Condemning Hate

    April 6, 2017

    We are excited to report that EmergeUSA and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) worked with Senator Kamala Harris to introduce Senate Resolution #118, which was passed unanimously today. The historic resolution is the first of its kind to condemn hate crimes and other forms of racism. The historic resolution is the first of its kind to condemn hate

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  • EmergeUSA Stands Firmly Against the Muslim Ban 2.0

    March 8, 2017

    President Trump signed another Executive Order (EO) aimed at banning Muslims from entering the United States of America. His first Executive Order attempting to do so was met with our Constitutional system of checks and balances in the form of a judicial rebuke. While his new EO has been altered slightly in order to conform

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