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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org December 6, 2021

    Emgage Action Supports Biden Pending Announcement of Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics

    Emgage Action supports the Biden administration’s pending announcement of a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. Emgage Action has advocated for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics due to the Chinese government’s persecution of Uyghur Muslims. “We wholly support the Biden administration’s consideration of a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics and encourage the administration

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org December 6, 2021

    Emgage Action Condemns Rep. Boebert Over Anti-Muslim Comments Against Rep. Omar

    Washington, D.C.- Emgage Action condemns Rep. Boebert over anti-Muslim comments she made about Rep. Omar. Democratic leadership called for Rep. Boebert’s censure because of this. In a recent conversation with Rep. Omar, Rep. Boebert doubled down on her comments, and refused to publicly apologize. Yesterday, Rep. Omar and other Muslim members of Congress held a

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org November 17, 2021

    Emgage Action Statement on Republican Obstruction of Dilawar Syed Confirmation

    Emgage Action condemns the Republican boycott of yet another confirmation vote for Dilawar Syed to serve as Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration. This is a historic nomination for the Muslim and Asian American Pacific Islander communities.  Unfortunately, Republican members of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship have employed unprecedented tactics to

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org September 23, 2021

    National Multi-Faith Civic Groups Condemn Republican Boycott of Dilawar Syed Committee Vote

    September 23, 2021 Contact: info@emgageusa.org  National Multi-Faith Civic Groups Condemn Republican Boycott of Dilawar Syed Committee Vote  Washington, D.C. – National civic organizations representing diverse religious and ethnic communities condemn the Republican boycott of yet another confirmation vote for Dilawar Syed to serve as Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration. This is a historic

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org July 19, 2021

    Emgage Action Statement on Dilawar Syed’s Confirmation to the Small Business Administration

    We are proud to stand with Dilawar Syed, President Biden’s nominee for Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, alongside the President and a growing business, multi-faith, and bipartisan coalition. In particular, we want to thank the Jewish and AAPI communities who have come out with historic and principled responses to support his nomination and condemn racism and

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org May 28, 2021

    Emgage Action Statement on Biden Administration’s Ending of the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Program

    We welcome the recent announcement of ending the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Program (TVTP), a permutation of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program. CVE bolstered War on Terror culture and scrutinized Muslim Americans through the lenses of national security. It used racist, pseudoscientific ideas to baselessly criminalize Muslim American youth, associated markers of Islamic

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org May 21, 2021

    Muslim Advocacy Group Welcomes Ceasefire While Urging Biden Administration to Do More

    May 21, 2021Contact: info@emgageaction.org Washington, D.C.- Muslim advocacy group Emgage Action welcomes the ceasefire agreed to between Israel and Hamas and urges the Biden administration to ensure that U.S. policy no longer supports the occupation of the Palestinian people. On Wednesday, Emgage Action released a statement calling on the administration to review Israeli military operations in

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org May 19, 2021

    Emgage Action Calls on the White House to Press Israel to Halt Attacks on Palestinians and Policies that Undermine their Rights

    Emgage Action is asking President Biden to press Israel to agree to a ceasefire in Gaza and to halt efforts to forcefully displace Palestinians from their homeland. This state of affairs is not a case of “both sides”. Not when Palestinians are occupied and the State of Israel is the occupier. Since 1948, the fundamental

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  • By: djones@emgageusa.org April 22, 2021

    Emgage Action Statement on Biden Administration’s Refugee Admissions Policy

    Emgage is dismayed by the Biden Administration’s apparent wavering on its campaign promise to admit at least 62,500 refugees this fiscal year. On April 16, the White House announced that it will keep the historic-low refugee admissions cap of 15,000 that Trump had set.  Following public outcry, the White House backtracked and announced that it would

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