Press Releases & Statements

Our Next Chapter: Transitions at MuslimARC

From Co-Founder Namira Islam Anani Greetings of peace. I'm writing to you with some news: this week, I am transitioning out of my role as Community Engagement Director and into a board position at the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative. It's been my honor these last six years to build MuslimARC from the ground up into an organization that creates spaces for learning, connects multi-ethnic networks, and cultivates solutions for racial equity. 

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Muslim Coalition Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MuslimARC Joins National Muslim Coalition Statement on Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic Urging Mosques, Islamic Centers to Suspend All Non-Essential Gatherings

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Introducing Our New Executive Director

When we launched five years ago, we intentionally chose “Collaborative” to capture the spirit of innovation, creativity, and cooperation in our organization’s name, MuslimARC. Over the last eighteen months, our leadership team has invested in a comprehensive assessment and bold strategic planning to move MuslimARC from a startup mindset to one of institution-building. As we celebrate our fifth year, we are excited to move into a new version of MuslimARC that is even more responsive to the needs of our communities, that is sustainable for its leadership, and that is reflective of our anti-racism principles and vision. Specifically, we are investing in change today so that we can meet our strategic goals in creating space, connecting people, and cultivating solutions for racial equity by the year 2022.

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New Zealand and the Need for Critical Anti-Islamophobia

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. To God, we belong and to God, we shall return. On Friday, March 15th, a white supremacist gunman attacked two mosques during jummah congregational prayers in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attacker killed 50 people and injured dozens. Our prayers are with the victims and survivors of the massacre and all people impacted by hate crimes. We join the many voices expressing solidarity. As an organization dedicated to anti-racism education, we are committed to building a just and inclusive world where diversity is seen as an asset rather than a threat. Mourning this tragedy compels us to ask: What now?

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The AMEL Intensive Press Release

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The AMEL Intensive: American Muslims Educating for Liberation (Detroit, Michigan 10/10/2015) - Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC) is launching the American Muslims Educating for Liberation (AMEL Intensive) an innovative  fellowship program.

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MuslimARC Sends Condolences to AME and Charleston

MuslimARC Sends Condolences to AME and Charleston; Calls on Communities to Amplify the Stories of the Victims and to Challenge Lesser Forms of Racial Hatred

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