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What It Means To Be An American

Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke on January 28th, 2020 at the Louisville Boat Club Literary Society about the spirit of “What It Means To Be An American.” He shared his journey from home to home, from his land of birth Pakistan to his adopted homeland of America. He mentioned that Islam and Muslims are not aliens [...]

By |2020-01-31T16:46:06+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

Muslim Jewish Advisory Council Meets for First Time

The first meeting of the newly formed Muslim Jewish Advisory Council took place Tuesday, January 28th. Several Muslim Americans for Compassion board members were in attendance: Dr. Muhammad Babar, Ozair Shariff and Dr. Waqar Saleem. The event served as an introduction of the new members and perspectives, but also gave the opportunity for the forming [...]

By |2020-01-29T14:02:31+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Interfaith|0 Comments

The Central Truth of Christmas

I thank Dr. Babar for asking me to write a brief article about Christmas. I can only imagine what a non-Christian audience must think about a religious holiday that has turned into a frenzied shopping spree! If you don’t know how that happened to a beautiful religious day, I will tell you in a moment. The date [...]

By |2019-12-27T13:02:58+00:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Saleem is Working with UK Students on Website Design

MAC Vice President Dr. Waqar Saleem also serves as Community Faculty at University of Kentucky. Dr. Saleem recently visited campus UK for “student project prototypes for webpage designs.” This was the final presentation by University students to end their semester. They did exemplary work to improve design and layout on two different webpages. Dr. [...]

By |2019-12-13T16:03:39+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Dr. Babar Joins Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar has agreed to serve as co-chair for the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) of Louisville formed December 8, 2019. MAC Board members  Dr. Tahir Raza, Ozair Shariff Esq. and Dr. Waqar Saleem also serve as council members. The event was held at the Muhammad Ali Center and featured MJAC National [...]

By |2019-12-13T03:24:05+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Delivers Blankets to UP for Women and Children

On November 27, 2019, volunteers from Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities delivered blankets and other items to UP Center for Women and Children in downtown Louisville. This is the second year that the two organizations have organized a collection of items for UP, which provides a healthy, safe environment for homeless [...]

By |2019-11-27T19:31:31+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , |0 Comments

MAC and Freedom House Share A Holiday Meal

Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) sponsored a holiday meal for the Volunteers of America Freedom House on Monday, November 25th. The Freedom House Women’s Addiction Recovery Program provides residential treatment program for alcohol and/or drug dependent pregnant women and women with young children. Nicole Yates, District Director, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) with volunteers.

By |2019-11-26T14:40:23+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC at the Faith Over Fear Training Program

The Faith Over Fear two day training program, developed to equip faith leaders and communities with effective strategies for better advocating against anti-Muslim bigotry, took place November 10th and 11th. MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar served as a guest panelist for a "Strategies for Engagement & Change" panel discussion which focused on key ways to [...]

By |2019-11-12T16:43:29+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Compassionate Louisville Expands

It was eight years ago this month when Mayor Greg Fischer announced the Compassionate Louisville campaign. Now the program has announced a significant expansion and nonprofit. The announcement was made at Semple Elementary School, one of the 24 schools in JCPS that embraces the compassionate curriculum. “We are basically going to Compassionate Louisville 2.0,” said [...]

By |2019-11-10T19:25:53+00:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments