Skip to main content
Get Updates!  Membership

LATEST NEWS

  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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,

    Read
  • 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

    Read
  • 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

    Read