And now, almost 10 years in the making among Muslim community leaders, we finally have a full-time political action organization dedicated to developing the political capital in the Muslim American community and ensuring our thousands of votes have an impact on the candidates that matter to us most: Project Mobilize.
Archive for November, 2010
Project Mobilize or Project M is a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt non-profit organization dedicated to the education, development, and political advancement of the Muslim American community locally, statewide, and across the country. To these ends, Project M has a three-pronged mission: 1. Project M seeks to develop the political potential that exists in the Muslim community while [...]
The Muslim American community nationally is still largely composed of immigrants who have yet to be fully civically integrated into the communities in which they reside. This process is hampered by a prevailing misunderstanding of Islam and Muslims in American public and private spheres. The suspicion and mistrust of Muslims at large that resulted from [...]
Geographic Scope Project M takes to heart the perspective of all politics being local. The main office of Project M is based in Illinois and will operate within areas of high Muslim concentrations in the south-west suburbs of Chicago. Project M seeks to create the greatest political and civic impact at the local level of [...]