What We Do

The Muslim American Public Affairs Council (MAPAC) is an organization that aims to lobby at all levels of government on behalf of our growing American Muslim community. MAPAC focuses on politics and its effect on Muslims in America. MAPAC supports our Islamic Organizations in fulfilling their purpose and responsibility for the religious affairs in our areas. MAPAC also supports all other Muslim organizations in their efforts in many areas such as peace and human rights issues.

 MAPAC is a Political Action Committee (PAC). The goals of MAPAC are to:

  • Educate and encourage American Muslims to partake in the US political process.

  • Lobby Politicians at all levels within the US political system.

  • Enhance the political empowerment of American Muslims at all levels of the American political process

  • Educate American policy makers on issues of concern to Muslims and their impact on the local, national and global Muslim community.

  • Present Islamic tradition, values, history and culture.

  • Foster inter-religious and inter-ethnic understanding, interaction and cooperation for enhancing the common good and dignity of all human beings.

  • Strive for assurance of basic human rights of all Americans and of all Muslims.

  • Strive to eliminate in the American society any vestiges of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion or ethnicity. 

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