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  • April 8, 2021

    Muslim Advocacy Group Applauds Biden Administration’s Restoration of Aid to Palestinians

    April 8, 2021info@emgageaction.org Washington, D.C. –  The State Department announced that it will restore at least $235 million in aid to Palestinians. One hundred and fifty million dollars will be in humanitarian aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), an agency created to help displaces Palestinians. In

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  • January 20, 2021

    National Muslim Organization Celebrates Biden Inauguration

    January 20, 2021National Muslim Organization Celebrates Biden Inauguration Washington, D.C – Emgage Action joins the Muslim American community in celebrating the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Emgage launched the “Million Muslim Votes” campaign to turn out an unprecedented number of Muslim voters for the 2020 presidential

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  • January 20, 2021

    Muslim Advocacy Group Responds to U.S. State Department Calling China’s Repression of Uyghurs “Genocide”

    January 19, 2021 Muslim Advocacy Group Responds to U.S. State Department Calling China’s Repression of Uyghurs “Genocide” Washington, D.C.- The U.S. Department of State has labeled China’s repression of Uyghur Muslims as “genocide.” In a statement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed, “I believe this genocide is ongoing, and that

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  • January 7, 2021

    Emgage Action Statement on Capitol Hill Insurrection

    Over the last four years, President Trump and his enablers have undermined American democracy and endangered lives through rhetoric that incited violence, sympathized with white supremacists, and spread baseless conspiracies. What we witnessed yesterday was an attempted coup d’état in Washington, DC. Thousands, including many known white supremacists, stormed the

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  • January 7, 2021

    Muslim Advocacy Group Applauds Resignation of Brooklyn Democratic District Leader For Justifying Genocide of Palestinians, Xenophobic Comments

    January 5, 2021 Muslim Advocacy Group Applauds Resignation of Brooklyn Democratic District Leader For Justifying Genocide of Palestinians, Xenophobic Comments  Washington, D.C- In now-deleted tweets, Brooklyn Democratic District leader Lori Maslow used religious scripture to justify genocide against the Palestinian people. Maslow also made anti-Asian comments, a group that has been

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  • January 6, 2021

    Muslim Advocacy Group Condemns Trump Administration Attempt to Change Interpretation of Civil Rights Act of 1964

    January 6, 2020 Muslim Advocacy Group Condemns Trump Administration Attempt to Change Interpretation of Civil Rights Act of 1964   Washington, D.C. – In its final days, the Trump administration is seeking to change the interpretation of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination on the

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  • January 6, 2021

    Muslim Get Out the Vote Organization Celebrates Georgia Senate Flip

    January 6, 2021 Emgage Action congratulates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on their victories in the Georgia Senate run-off races. Emgage Action and other Muslim organizations conducted “Get Out the Vote” operations in the state to ensure that Muslim voices were represented in these elections. For the past month,

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  • January 2, 2021

    ADVISORY: Emgage Action Georgia Senate Rally

    Contact: Amara Majeedamajeed@emgageaction.orgJanuary 2, 2021 ADVISORY: Emgage Action Georgia Senate Rally  Today, Emgage Action, a Muslim advocacy organization, hosts a rally to galvanize the Muslim American vote prior to the Georgia Senate runoff elections. The rally will include addresses from State Senator Sharif Street, State Senator Sheikh Rahman, Councilman Basheer Jones, and

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  • December 24, 2020

    Muslim Organizations Meet With Biden Transition Team To Discuss Key Priorities

    December 24, 2020 Muslim Organizations Meet With Biden Transition Team To Discuss Key Priorities Washington, D.C.- Emgage Action and representatives of key Muslim organizations met with members of the Biden-Harris transition team to discuss key domestic and foreign policy issues, including combating Islamophobia, ending the Muslim Ban, criminal justice reforms, pursuing

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  • December 23, 2020

    National Muslim Organization Calls For Resignation of Chicago Police Union President Over Islamophobic Comments

    December 23, 2020 National Muslim Organization Calls For Resignation of Chicago Police Union President Over Islamophobic Comments Emgage Action, a national Muslim American advocacy organization, calls for the resignation of John Catanzara, the President of Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7. He wrote of Muslims: “Savages they all deserve a bullet.”

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  • December 23, 2020

    Muslim Advocacy Group Condemns Relocation of Rohingya Muslims to Remote Island

    December 28, 2020 Muslim Advocacy Group Condemns Relocation of Rohingya Muslims to Remote Island   Washington, D.C.- Emgage Action, a Muslim advocacy group, condemns the Bangladeshi government’s movement of Rohingya Muslims to Bhashan Char. This is a remote island in the Bay of Bengal that is notoriously prone to flooding.

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  • November 7, 2020

    Muslim Vote Played Crucial Role in Biden Victory

    November 7, 2020 Muslim Vote Played Crucial Role in Biden Victory Emgage Action congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their victory as well as the Muslim American community that has voted in record number in these elections. According to data received from the field thus far, Muslim American voters

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  • November 7, 2020

    Muslim American Vote, Particularly Black Muslim Vote, Essential to Biden’s Victory in Pennsylvania

    November 7, 2020 Muslim American Vote, Particularly Black Muslim Vote, Essential to Biden’s Victory in Pennsylvania   Emgage Action celebrates the high Muslim American voter turnout in Pennsylvania, which was instrumental to Biden’s victory in the state, and Biden’s ultimate victory. Emgage has a chapter in Pennsylvania and dedicated significant “Million Muslim Votes”

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  • November 5, 2020

    ICYMI: The Huffington Post: “Muslim and Arab Voters May Have Secured Biden’s Michigan Win”

    November 5, 2020 ICYMI: The Huffington Post: “Muslim and Arab Voters May Have Secured Biden’s Michigan Win” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. “Arab and Muslim communities likely substantially contributed to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s victory in Michigan, according to local activists and organizers. Emgage Action, a Muslim civic advocacy

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  • November 4, 2020

    BREAKING: Muslim American Vote Essential to Biden Victory in Michigan

    November 4, 2020 BREAKING: Muslim American Vote Essential to Biden Victory in Michigan   Emgage Action celebrates the high Muslim American voter turnout in Michigan, which was instrumental to Biden’s victory in the state. Emgage has a chapter in Michigan and dedicated significant “Million Muslim Votes” campaign resources to turning out Michigan’s Muslim

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  • October 30, 2020

    Emgage Action Condemns Trump’s Islamophobic, Xenophobic Tweet Upholding Muslim Ban

    October 30, 2020 Emgage Action Condemns Trump’s Islamophobic, Xenophobic Tweet Upholding Muslim Ban   Washington, D.C.- Last night, President Trump proudly  tweeted that his administration “suspended the entry of refugees from terror-compromised nations such as Syria, Somalia, and Yemen.” This was presented in contrast to Biden’s plan that increases the

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  • October 27, 2020

    Emgage Action Condemns Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

    October 27, 2020 Emgage Action Condemns Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court   Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a unanimous Republican vote, succeeding the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her Senate vote of 52-48 was of the closest in

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  • October 13, 2020

    Emgage Action Response to False Allegations by USCMO

    On Thursday October 8, 2020 the US Council of Muslim Organization (USCMO) put out a false and misleading statement about Emgage. It is true that over the past several weeks Emgage was working with USCMO, in good faith, to address concerns raised by segments of the Muslim community about Emgage’s

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