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Posts by: Shaun Kennedy

IMPORTANT INSIGHT ON AMERICAN MUSLIM VOTERS

[August 25 2020] Today, Jetpac joined a coalition of national Muslim organizations to release results of a pre-election poll that surveyed Muslims across the US on the issues and policy priorities that matter to our communities. Read the full results. Watch the livestream on Facebook. We're proud to have been a part of this incredibly important ...

JETPAC JOINS COALITION OF MORE THAN 50 NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TO URGE PRESUMPTIVE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE JOE BIDEN AND PRESIDENT TRUMP TO ADOPT A MORE PRINCIPLED FOREIGN POLICY

May 11, 2020 WASHINGTON - Today, more than 50 national organizations representing millions of Americans sent a letter to President Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden calling for a more principled foreign policy that prioritizes diplomacy and multilateralism. The letter, organized by Demand Progress, states “U.S. foreign policy has been overly focused on confrontation ...

Nation Muslim Civic Groups Call on Bloomberg to Condemn Surveillance

Muslim Advocacy Groups Call on Bloomberg To Apologize for Harmful Surveillance   (Boston, New York City, Washington D.C.) - Muslim advocacy groups The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), MPOWER Change, Emgage, and Jetpac today sent the following letter to Mike Bloomberg asking him to apologize for the New York City Police Department’s attacks on ...

Malden Youth Soccer President Attacks Muslim Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2019 CONTACT: Mohammed Missouri, Executive Director, Jetpac 508-306-1038, mohammed@jet-pac.com; Boston, MA - Jetpac yesterday called for the resignation of Jason Hamelin, current President of Malden Youth Soccer, after the Muslim civic engagement group learned of Hamelin’s xenophobic attacks on Danyal Najmi, a candidate for Malden City Council (see screenshots below). In ...

Muslim Groups Call for Probe of Revere City Councilor’s Islamophobic Social Media Posts

Muslim Groups Call for Probe of Revere City Councilor’s Islamophobic Social Media Posts

For Immediate Release: CONTACT: Mohammed Missouri, Executive Director, Jetpac, 508-306-1038, mohammed@jet-pac.com; Nazia Ashraful, Government Affairs Director, CAIR-Massachusetts, 857-770-1557, nashraful@cair.com (BOSTON, MA, 10/2/19) — Jetpac and the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MA) today jointly called for a full investigation by the City of Revere, Mass., into whether City Councilor George Rotondo, Jr. …

Welcoming Jetpac’s New Executive Director

Welcoming Jetpac’s New Executive Director

We’re very excited to welcome Mohammed Missouri as our new Executive Director! Mohammed is joining us after working for several years in Massachusetts politics, most recently as Communications Director and Senior Policy Advisor for State Sen. Jamie Eldridge. “Muslims in America know what it’s like to have fewer rights than others. We know what it’s ...

Jetpac at the AMCC & Dinar Standard Roundtable

American Muslim Social Entrepreneurship — A Strategy Building Session Last week Jetpac was honored to attend the American Muslim Consumer Consortium's "Muslim Entrepreneurs for Social Good" Strategy Setting Roundtable, hosted in partnership with DinarStandard. This full day event, held at The Cornell Club in NYC on Thursday June 27th, brought Muslim Social Entrepreneurs from around ...

Jetpac & The Moth

Jetpac hosted The Moth at the end of January for a storytelling workshop! 15 American Muslims from the Greater Boston Area participated in this opportunity to refine their storytelling skills and present their stories to invited guests. The Moth is a nonprofit organization based in NYC that specializes in the art and science of storytelling. …

Jetpac Fellow Announces Bid For Congress

“To run as a minority candidate presents unique difficulties. Jetpac is dedicated to allowing an even playing field for those underrepresented and brings sophisticated knowledge to the table on the issues.”

American Muslims in the 2018 Midterms

A Year of Firsts, and Historic Turnout! In this historic election year, 49% of eligible voters voted in the first midterm election ever to have more than 100 million voters. We haven't had a turnout percent this high since 1966, and you'd have to look all the way back to 1914 to find an election with ...