400+ Muslims Participate in 3rd National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

More than three times as many people — 400-plus — showed up to lobby this year on Capitol Hill compared with the first time the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations held the event in 2015. They represented over 30 different states. More than 60 ICNA members, representing 12 states, participated in the event which was held on Monday and Tuesday, May 1-2. This is … Read more 400+ Muslims Participate in 3rd National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby

By Aysha Khan and Lauren Markoe Source: Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) In the community room of  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the nerve center of a two-day Muslim lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill, both first-time and veteran lobbyists compared notes: More than three times as many people — 400-plus — showed up to lobby at this year’s annual Muslim Advocacy Day (Monday and Tuesday, … Read more Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby