Muslim Public Affairs Council

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Muslim Public Affairs Council
Motto"Making Muslims Part of the Solution Since 1988"
Formation1986
PurposePolicy advocacy agency
HeadquartersLos Angeles
Washington, D.C.
Region served
United States
President
Salam Al-Marayati[1]
Key people
Seema Ahmad (Chair, Board of Directors)
Maher Hathout (Senior Advisor)
Sue Obeidi (Director, Hollywood Bureau)
Main organ
Board of Directors
AffiliationsMuslim Public Affairs Council
Websitewww.mpac.org
Formerly called
Political Action Committee of the Islamic Center of Southern California

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) is a national American Muslim advocacy and public policy organization headquartered in Los Angeles and with offices in Washington, D.C. MPAC was founded in 1986.

History[edit]

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) was founded in 1988 at the Islamic Center of Southern California."[2]

In its history, it has condemned the death fatwa against Salman Rushdie and the attacks on the World Trade Center, and denounced the Taliban and Osama bin Laden.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Staff & Board".
  2. ^ a b "MPAC Timeline". Archived from the original on 2007-07-08.

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