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Minnesota Somali Muslims Receive Support of Muslims for Progressive Values
Los Angeles, CA – Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) supports the Minnesota Somali Muslim community in speaking out against radicalization.
By: Fatima Thompson (Board - MPV-USA)
In a recent Gallup poll titled “Muslim Americans: Faith, freedom and the future” published in August of 2011, respondents demonstrated the ineffectuality of any one Muslim organization’
When it comes to the issue of countering radicalism among American Muslim youth, it is time we all work together rather than discrediting each other’s efforts. If even one of our sons or daughters is drawn to these extremist ideologies and commits a heinous crime, we have failed him or her as a community. Muslims for Progressive Values is working to counter the radicalization of our youth with the online project ‘Literary Zikr’, which offers fresh perspectives on religious scriptures and practices in a way that is more accessible than obscure pedantic texts.
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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.