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  • 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

  • June 6, 2023

    Statement: Recent developments in Pakistan

    Earlier this year, our community began raising concerns about political stability in Pakistan. One of our core values at Emgage Action is to protect human rights and free and fair elections domestically and abroad. In response to community requests, Emgage coordinated a meeting with key Administration officials from the Department

  • May 8, 2023

    Emgage Action responds to mass shooting in Allen, Texas 

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Emgage Action joins the country in mourning the victims of the mass shooting at a mall in Allen, Texas on Saturday, May 6, 2023. At least eight were killed and at least seven were injured, according to the police. Children were among those killed.  According to the

  • April 21, 2023

    Emgage Action Michigan celebrates introduction of Michigan Religious Holiday Bill Package

    SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN – Emgage Action Michigan is pleased to celebrate the introduction of the Michigan Religious Holiday Bill Package (HB 4446-4449) in the Michigan House of Representatives. “This is an exciting development for our state,” said Nada Al-Hanooti, Emgage Action Michigan Executive Director. “This package is the culmination of years

  • March 28, 2023

    Emgage Action mourns Nashville shooting victims

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Emgage Action mourns the six victims killed at Covenant School today in Nashville, Tennessee. The victims were three children and three staff members.  “This is a horrifying day for the nation,” said Wa’el Alzayat, Emgage Action CEO. “No one should have to live through this level of fear

  • March 6, 2023

    COMING SOON: Emgage Michigan Gala on March 11th

    DETROIT: Join Emgage Michigan for their 2023 gala, which will celebrate the organization’s accomplishments from the past year and announce their plans for the upcoming year and beyond.  The gala will take place on March 11th at 6 PM, and will feature honored speakers including Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, Attorney General Dana Nessel,

  • February 8, 2023

    Emgage Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: Emgage congratulates President Biden on his State of the Union Address and performance over the past year. Since taking office, his Administration has worked hard to lower unemployment, which is at a 50-year low. It invested in clean energy to address climate change, supported American manufacturing to protect American

  • February 8, 2023

    Emgage and Emgage Action welcome new Board members

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: Emgage and Emgage Action are pleased to announce that seven new members will be joining the organization’s Boards.  New Emgage Board members include:  New Emgage Action Board members include:  “We are so thrilled to welcome this impressive group of experts,” said Wa’el Alzayat, Emgage CEO. “These individuals come

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • September 23, 2021

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

    September 23, 2021 Contact:  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • May 21, 2021

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

    May 21, 2021Contact: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • April 8, 2021

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

    April 8, 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