Join Muslim Americans in Public Service (MAPS) for a hybrid in-person/ virtual book signing and networking event on Friday December 10th (6PM EST) featuring: Fatema Z. Sumar Vice President of Compact Operations at the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) & author of the new book “The Development Diplomat: Working Across Borders, Boardrooms, and Bureaucracies to End Poverty.” Hosted by: Afeefa Syeed Cultural … Read More
Muslim Americans in Public Service is proud to support and participate in the 2021 Virtual Muslim Public Service Conference, hosted by AMAL and America Indivisible. The Conference is scheduled for Saturday November 6th, 2021, from 9am to 2pm. MAPS will be presenting as a panelist at the session on Careers in Government, but all three sessions are sure to engage … Read More
A recent article in the Religion News Service (RNS) covers the Inclusive Government Blueprint published by Muslim Americans in Public Service, containing 12 recommendations to improve inclusion in the Federal workforce and working conditions for Muslims in public service. It includes commentary by MAPS Chair Ahmad Maaty. Read the September 17th article in RNS by Joseph Hammond here.
MAPS congratulates Asbury Park Police Lt. Kamil Warraich, founding president of Muslim American Law Enforcement Association (MALEA) on the recent recognition as Law Enforcement Association of the Year on August 22. MALEA is an all-inclusive, interfaith nonprofit law enforcement charity, and was founded to highlight not only the contributions of Muslim law enforcement officers but all law enforcement professionals in … Read More
This timely and thoughtful Newsweek article showcases 30 Muslim American trailblazers and notable firsts. While not a definitive account by any means, the piece captures some of the most memorable breakthroughs that have imprinted the collective memory of the Muslim American community and entered the consciousness of broader American culture and society. It also recognizes MAPS’ Advisory Council member, Dr. … Read More
Seven years ago, a police cadet who died helping World Trade Center victims on 9/11 was honored at a Queens street renaming. Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the son of Muslim immigrants from Pakistan lived a block from the Bayside street. What made the honor recognizing his service and sacrifice more notable, is that he was initially accused of involvement in the … Read More
Read about community leader and MAPS’s inspirational Outreach Director, Muqaddas Ejaz, in this important profile of service and love for the Muslim American community Here. “The community’s increasing visibility, especially in politics, may be inspired in part by hostile statements and policies about Muslims during the Trump administration. “Our country took a turn in 2017,” said Ejaz said of what … Read More
“Muslims Americans in Public Service (MAPS), a national, non-partisan, nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., was born from the lack of representation and support for Muslim employees in federal departments and agencies. By assisting those in the workplace and promoting the professional development of Muslim public servants across all aspects of government, MAPS aims to channel the power of American Muslims engaged … Read More