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  • December 6, 2017

    EMGAGE PENNSYLVANIA AIDS REP. MIKE SCHLOSSBERG IN PASSING HISTORIC RESOLUTION CONDEMNING HATE CRIMES AND OTHER FORMS OF RACISM

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY: EMGAGE PENNSYLVANIA PASSES HISTORIC RESOLUTION CONDEMNING HATE CRIMES AND OTHER FORMS OF RACISM On November 20, 2017, House Resolution 495 was approved 194-0, showing strong bipartisan support for the condemnation of hate crimes and decimation. “While these incidents we condemn are terrible, it is encouraging

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  • November 7, 2017

    [PRESS RELEASE] MICHIGAN ORGANIZATIONS COME TOGETHER TO STAND IN UNITY AGAINST HATE, XENOPHOBIA & ISLAMOPHOBIA

    MEDIA ADVISORY: ORGANIZATIONS COME TOGETHER TO STAND IN UNITY AGAINST HATE, XENOPHOBIA & ISLAMOPHOBIA This Wednesday, community members, interfaith leaders, local and state elected officials, and allies will come together in Warren, Michigan to stand in unity against hate, xenophobia, and Islamophobia. Emgage, a non-profit that focuses on voter education,

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  • October 7, 2017

    Anti-Islam Hate Rallies Show Up Accross America

    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

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  • September 30, 2017

    MICHIGAN MARCH FOR #NOMUSLIMBANEVER

    MEDIA ADVISORY: GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS ANNOUNCE RALLY AND MARCH IN DETROIT IN PROTEST OF MUSLIM BAN 3.0   (Wayne County, MI, 09/30/17)-  On October 4, 2017 a coalition of grassroots organizations will hold a rally and march in protest of Muslim Ban 3.0. #NoMuslimBanEver, ACCESS Take on Hate, Emgage Michigan, Council

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  • July 7, 2017

    EMGAGE STANDS FIRMLY AGAINST SUPREME COURT ACTION ON “MUSLIM BAN”

    On June 26th, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to allow part of the Presidential Travel Executive Order, otherwise known as the “Muslim Ban”, to temporarily go into effect. This will affect foreign nationals who cannot credibly claim a “bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United

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  • May 4, 2017

    EMERGE USA BACKS HISTORIC SENATE RESOLUTION CONDEMING HATE CRIMES TOWARD MINORITIES

    EMERGE USA BACKS HISTORIC SENATE RESOLUTION CONDEMING HATE CRIMES TOWARD MINORITIES U.S. Senator Kamala Harris introduced Emerge USA-backed measure to combat the rise in hate crimes, violence, and other forms of racism Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Senator Kamala Harris, freshman Senator from California, introduced Senate Resolution #118, which was passed

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  • April 29, 2017

    EMERGEUSA CO-HOSTS THE FIRST VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

    EMERGEUSA CO-HOSTS THE FIRST VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL DEMOCRATIC DEBATE EmergeUSA cohosted the first debate for the Virginia gubernatorial Democratic primary to continue their mission to empower and engage American Muslim voters. Fairfax, VA – EmergeUSA and the Fairfax County Democratic Committee teamed up to host the first debate of the 2017 Virginia

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  • April 24, 2017

    EMERGEUSA MICHIGAN STANDS FIRMLY AGAINST STATE REPRESENTATIVE MICHELE HOITENGA’S PROPOSED AN ANTI SHARIA BILL

    EMERGEUSA MICHIGAN STANDS FIRMLY AGAINST STATE REPRESENTATIVE MICHELE HOITENGA’S PROPOSED AN ANTI SHARIA BILL On April 20, 2017 State Representative Michele Hoitenga proposed an anti sharia bill in response to a recent arrest in regards to female genital mutilation. This bill has drawn strong opposition from Democrats and Republicans, including State Representative

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  • March 8, 2017

    March 8, 2017 EMERGES STANDS FIRMLY AGAINST THE MUSLIM BAN 2.0

    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 Constitution-al system of checks and balances in the form of a judicial rebuke. While his new EO has been altered

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