Month: May 2021

MAPS Welcomes Dr. Sadaf Jaffer to its Advisory Council!

MAPS welcomes the distinguished Dr. Sadaf Jaffer as an esteemed member of its Advisory Council. Participating in their personal capacities, Advisory Council members provide general guidance to the Board and serve as professional resources to MAPS members. We are honored to have your support and benefit from your experience! Dr. Sadaf Jaffer is an educator and activist. She recently completed two terms … Read More

Eid Mubarak!

Muslim Americans in Public Service wishes a blessed and joyous Eid Mubarak to all who celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Fitr.  Shout out to the school districts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Michigan and Iowa that have made commendable efforts to include their Muslim American students and families in recognizing Eid Al-Fitr among their holiday calendars. ​May … Read More

​White House Virtual Eid Celebration on May 16th

UPDATE: ​As an umbrella network of American Muslim public servants at the Federal, state, and local levels, we will often share events for visibility, even when we are not co-sponsoring or officially involved.  We are a diverse community united around equity and justice.  We encourage our members to voice their perspectives and continue to advocate for these core values at … Read More

RFI: Methods and Leading Practices for Advancing Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through Government

Hot off the Press. Calling all “communities that have been historically underrepresented in the Federal Government,” consider sharing ideas for this welcome and historic request by July. “Recent Executive Orders have charged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in partnership with the heads of agencies, to identify, by July 2021, effective methods for assessing whether agency policies and actions … Read More