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Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak As Ramadan comes to an end, I pray that you are able to celebrate this holy holiday with joy and surrounded with love. Every Muslim deserves to be in a position where they can pray safely, dress up, spend time with loved ones, and live a dignified life. With that in mind, my ...

Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak As we experience our second Ramadan during this challenging time in our country, I wish you and your loved ones a blessed and healthy month of reflection, rejuvenation, and joy. 2020 was exceptionally difficult for millions of Americans and, like so many, I came into this year hoping to see meaningful progress on ...

NEW: a record 168 Muslim candidates were on the ballot in 2020

NEW: a record 168 Muslim candidates were on the ballot in 2020

Exciting news! We joined efforts with CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), and MPower Change to release a preliminary report on Muslim candidate performance in the 2020 elections. This report shows the rapid growth of American Muslim political power across the country. When we run for office and organize in our communities, we simultaneously shatter stereotypes …

Muslim candidates again make history in 2020

Muslim candidates again make history in 2020

A record 110 candidates who identify as Muslim were on ballots across the 24 states on November 3rd with more than half projected to win (WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/6/20) — Jetpac, a representation-driven organization that trains American Muslims who want to run for office, The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and …

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 ...

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 ...

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. Follow him on Twitter @hamoudimissouri “Muslims in America know what it’s like to have fewer rights than ...

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. …

Jummah with Jetpac

We are excited to announce a new “Jummah with Jetpac” campaign! Starting this fall, the Jetpac team plans to visit 44 jummahs across Massachusetts, meeting new members of the community and spreading our mission to advance American Muslim leadership and engagement with political advocacy. You can be part of the Jummah with Jetpac campaign by ...