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  • By: December 8, 2023

    Statement by Emgage Action on Announcement of Conditional Aid Amendment

    Emgage Action welcomes the announcement by a coalition of over a dozen U.S. Senators stating that they are working on an amendment to require that weapons received by any country under the proposed national security supplemental are used in accordance with U.S. law, international humanitarian law, and the law of armed conflict. “In the last

  • By: November 15, 2023

    Community support resources during crisis in Gaza


  • By: November 15, 2023

    Emgage Action statement on censure of Rep. Rashida Tlaib

    The censure of Rep. Rashida Tlaib is an affront to our constitutional right to free speech and is based on attempts to silence her, given that she is the only Palestinian-American member of Congress. Rep. Tlaib’s support of the Palestinian people, and her call for a ceasefire amidst a humanitarian crisis, reflect her long-standing support

  • By: November 15, 2023

    Emgage Action response to violence against pro-Palestine protestors

    We are deeply disturbed by the violence against pro-Palestine protesters seen in Chicago and Minneapolis this weekend. In Chicago, shots were fired toward a protest, and in Minneapolis, a vehicle reportedly drove through a protest. As a Muslim American civic engagement organization, we uphold peaceful protest as an important form of civic engagement – one

  • By: November 3, 2023

    Emgage releases survey findings about Muslim Americans’ current 2024 election predictions

    WASHINGTON, DC – Emgage, the nation’s preeminent Muslim American civic engagement organization, released findings from a survey asking Muslim Americans about their 2020 voting decisions as compared to their current 2024 voting predictions. Emgage conducted a survey of the Muslim American community as the crisis in Gaza continues. With over 2,200 responses, the survey found that

  • By: November 2, 2023

    Emgage Action statement on Administration strategy to counter Islamophobia

    Our hearts are heavy given the terrible tragedy unfolding in Gaza with the killing of over 9,000 Palestinians, including 3,700 children. The war on Palestinians has unleashed a new round of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim bigotry here at home that led to the tragic murder of six-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume in Illinois. It also contributed to Islamophobic

  • By: October 16, 2023

    Emgage Action response to murder of a six-year-old Palestinian American boy and rising hate crimes against Muslim and Arab Americans

    We are devastated by the horrific killing of a six-year-old Palestinian American boy, and the wounding of his mother, that took place in Plainfield, Illinois this weekend. Yesterday, we joined other organizations in urging President Biden to condemn this shocking crime, which has been deemed a hate crime by authorities. The President has since issued

  • By: October 10, 2023

    Statement Regarding Escalating Violence Between Israel and Hamas

    We are watching with horror as the events in the Middle East are unfolding and rapidly escalating. All human life is precious. We mourn the innocent victims and we wholeheartedly condemn all attacks on civilians. We also grieve for the potential loss of more life and the ominous drumbeat of a larger-scale war that would

  • By: August 17, 2023

    Emgage Action Statement on Former President Trump’s Indictments

    Former President Trump represents a very real threat to the democratic foundation of the United States, and Emgage Action supports legal actions that are underway to begin to hold him accountable for the damage he has caused. To date, Trump has been indicted four times on criminal charges related to hush money, mishandling of classified