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MAC Speaks on Social Distancing

Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) is humbled to be part of Muslim Community of Louisville's Covid-19 Response Team. The team has done a wonderful job in increasing community awareness about social distancing. It has also served over 100 families in need by providing necessary food and hygiene items. Special thanks to local Islamic Centers for [...]

By |2020-03-30T13:04:29+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prepare for the Upcoming Census

MAC is encouraging fellow citizens to actively participate in the upcoming 2020 census. The census takes place every 10 years and is essential to the progress of our communities. The results will show where communities need new schools, new health clinics, new roads and other services for families, older adults and children. They'll also inform [...]

By |2020-02-13T21:17:11+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|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

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

MAC Enjoys “Chocolate Dreams”

Dr. Waqar Saleem visited the Mellwood Art Center for the 14th Annual “Chocolate Dreams” fundraising event benefiting Elderserve. Dr. Saleem also serves as an Elderserve Board Member. Thank you to everyone who attended for making the evening a huge success.   Dr. Saleem with Elderserve Executive Director Julie Guenhthner

By |2019-10-29T12:36:59+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Visits “Repairing the World”

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar attended a very special event on Tuesday, October 22. "Repairing the World Through Music and Story: An Interfaith Evening of Music and Hope" was hosted by the Jewish Federation of Louisville and the Center for Interfaith Relations and featured Grammy-award winning violin virtuoso Johnny Gandelsman. The evening was comprised of [...]

By |2019-10-30T13:23:36+00:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Muhammad Babar Receives Spirit of Louisville Award

Muhammad Babar, MD, MBA, MSc, was honored with the Mayor's Spirit of Louisville Award last night during the 2019 WLKY Bell Awards for his commitment to the building of Louisvillian compassion through his numerous charitable efforts and the leadership of Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities. Mayor Fischer had this to say [...]

By |2019-11-04T02:50:33+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Doctors Supply Local School Students

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar and Dr. Waqar Saleem, along with numerous volunteers, recently delivered school supplies to JCPS staff. Backpacks filled with pencils, paper, folders and more were distributed to six area schools to help children in need. Thank you to the staff of Atkinson Elementary, Blue Lick Elementary, Camp Taylor, Knight Middle, Newcomer [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:00:01+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments