American Muslim Organizations

American Muslim Organizations

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Muslim Organization Mission Activities Membership
American Muslim Alliance A political advocacy group, AMA seeks to foster Muslim participation in elections and to help Muslims get elected to political offices.
  • Established in 1994
  • Fremont, CA .
  • Voter registration
  • Political education
  • Fundraising and campaigning for Muslim and non-Muslim candidates

    This year, AMA helped around 1000 Muslims run for positions on the local, state and national levels.


  • AMA has around 12,000 members nationwide.
    American Muslim Council AMC was established to increase the effective participation of American Muslims in the U.S. political and public policy arenas.
  • Established in 1990
  • Washington D.C.
  • Voter registration
  • Lobbying the Administration and Congress on issues of concern to American Muslims
  • Organizing rallies for Muslim causes

    This year, AMC has worked to abolish the use of "secret evidence," which keeps immigrants in jail without their having the right to see the evidence used against them.
  • Membership information not available
    Muslim Public Affairs Council MPAC is a political action committee working for the civil rights of American Muslims, for the integration of Islam into American pluralism, and for a positive, constructive relationship between American Muslims and their representatives.
  • Established in 1988
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Voter registration
  • Media monitoring
  • Lobbying at the local, state and national levels
  • Publishing research papers on issues of concern to the Muslim and non-Muslim communities.
  • Organizing interfaith events
  • Organizing meetings with presidential candidates, entertainers and local elected officials.
  • The Muslim Media Award is given each year to fair and accurate representations of Islam in the Media.
  • Membership information not available
    Council on American Islamic Relations CAIR was founded in an effort to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in the United States.
  • Established in 1994
  • Washington D.C.
  • Works with the media to provide a better image of Islam in the US
  • Issues action alerts and press releases to correct and inform the media and the public about issues of importance to Muslims
  • Its civil rights department aides Muslims who face discrimination in the workplace.
  • No membership