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MPV Supports Minnesota Somali Muslims’ Efforts In Countering Radicalism Of Their Youth
Los Angeles, CA – November 11, 2011 - Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) supports the Minnesota Somali Muslims community in speaking out against radicalization.
In a recent Gallup poll titled “Muslim Americans: Faith, freedom and the future” published August 2011 respondents demonstrated that none of the major Muslim organizations represent the interests of American Muslims. (http://www.abudhabigallupcenter.com/
When it comes to the issue of countering radicalism of American Muslims, it is time we all work together rather than discrediting each other’s efforts. Muslims for Progressive Values is working to counter radicalization of our youth with the online project ‘Literary Zikr’ which offers fresh perspectives on religious texts and practices in a way that is accessible to the youth.
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Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is a 501 (c) (3) founded in 2007. MPV asserts that Islam is inherently progressive, inclusive and egalitarian which is an understanding that informs the ten principles by which the organization is guided. In the short years since its inception, MPV has expanded to include chapter and affiliates in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta and Philadelphia as well as in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. More information can be found at www.mpvusa.org.
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Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is a 501 (c) (3) founded in 2007. MPV has chapters and affiliates in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta and Philadelphia as well as in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. More information at www.mpvusa.org.