EmergeUSA Engages with Interfaith Community On American Muslim Challenges and Opportunities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2016
Calling All Muslim Voters:
SATURDAY come join us as we gather to vote!
Check out the bus schedule, and meet us at a masjid nearest you to be a part of the movement.
WHY? Because WE WILL stand up and be counted!
In order to drive change, strong leadership is needed on all levels of government: federal, state and city. Ahmad Rafah is leading the way in Santa Clara, CA and is currently running for City Council as the first American Muslim and ethnic minority in the city's 150 year history. Emerge USA’s Communications Coordinator Baura Zia recently spoke with Mr. Rafah about his campaign.Read more
by Tamara Tillman-Ayon
Politicians have always played an important role in governing our country. Yet as history continues to show, leadership is not often reflective of our diverse population and women are still battling to break glass ceilings.
The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding released the results of their American Muslim Poll: Politics, Priorities and Prejudice in 2016. You can see the data below that summarizes sentiments of American Muslims.
HB527 calls for a board to determine who may be participating in their constitutionally protected right to boycott and place them on a Florida sanctioned "Blacklist" that will exclude them from doing business with municipalities and the State.
Is this the right way to promote business and free market enterprise in Florida?
Who is on this mysterious "Board," how are they selected and how is this "Board" governed?
Inconspicuously, THEY DON'T SAY.