Welcome to the Muslim American Public Affairs Council Website

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.

MAPAC Board Member Named Tar Heel of the Week by the Raleigh News & Observer

APAC Board of Trustee Member Manzoor Cheema has been named the Tar Heel of the Week by the Raleigh News & Observer. This award is based on Br. Manzoor’s work combating Islamophobia and his long history of work for social causes. Br. Manzoor had earlier been awarded the 2014 International Human Rights Award by The Human Rights Coalition for North Carolina for his humanitarian work. You can read the article about Manzoor Cheema at:

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