MUSLIM AMERICAN PUBLIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL


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MAPAC is an organization that aims to lobby all levels of government on behalf of the American Muslim community and to educate Muslims about the American political process. MAPAC focuses on politics and its effect on Muslims in America and on representing traditional Islamic values in the political process. MAPAC supports our Islamic Organizations in fulfilling their purposes and responsibilities for religious affairs in our area. MAPAC also works to foster inter-religious and inter-ethnic understanding, interaction and cooperation for enhancing the common good and dignity of all human beings and strives for assurance of basic human rights for all Americans and for all Muslims.

Upcoming events

    • 12 Sep 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Laurel Hills Recreation Center, 3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

    MAPAC will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Laurel Hills Recreation Center, 3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612. Light snacks and drinks will be served. The Muslim American Public Affairs Council (MAPAC) invites all interested Muslims to attend this Meeting. Annual membership dues will be waived for all those who attend. This is an opportunity for the Triangle Islamic Community to articulate the concerns it wishes MAPAC to address, and to volunteer for work to further their own interests. MAPAC Board of Trustees will also be elected at the meeting.

    • 26 Sep 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman Mosque - Parkwood Facility, 5122 Revere Road, Durham, NC

    The City of Durham will hold elections for Mayor and three at large City Council Seats this fall. On September 26, 2015 from 2-5 pm, MAPAC, in Association with the Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman Mosque, will sponsor a Town Hall Meeting for the candidates for these offices. The meeting will be held at the Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman Mosque - Parkwood Facility located at 5122 Revere Road in Durham. All Muslim residents of Durham are urged to come. Candidates will be given an opportunity to make prepared statements explaining who they are and why they feel they should be elected, then there will be a refreshment and snack break where the candidates can mingle with the Muslim community members in attendance and hear their views. The social/snack break will be followed by a formal, moderated question and answer session during which time candidates will be asked to answer questions from the audience. 

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