Emgage CEO Wa’el Alzayat was named one of the Top 10 inspiring Arab American Leaders by Huffington Post. Check out the story
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
As you know, on January 25, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order that effectively declares open season on all undocumented immigrants, their families and communities. Last Friday, as part of nationwide enforcement actions, ICE apprehended Daniel Ramirez Medina, a young Dreamer who has been living in the United States since he was seven years-old and was granted
SAVE ROHINGYA, TAKE ACTION NOW! Click above to email your Elected Official now! Emgage, an American Muslim civic engagement organization, strongly condemns the government of Burma’s military campaign of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority in that nation. Washington, DC – Emgage, an American Muslim civic engagement organization, strongly
DEFEND DACA, TAKE ACTION NOW! Click above to email your Elected Official now! As strong supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and immigrant rights advocates, Emgage stronglycondemns ending DACA and urges Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017. Washington, DC – Emgage, an American
EMGAGE AGAINST HATE CRIMES Click above to email your Elected Official now! On the heels of hate crimes in Virginia and Minnesota, Emgage, an American Muslim civic engagement organization, has launched a new campaign to combat hate and intolerance through outreach and engagement with minority communities across the country.
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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