Advancing America Toward Justice
 

Media
Personalities

 

Van Jones

President & Founder of the Dream Corps, CNN Commentator

Van Jones shares his thoughts on the "responsibility and burden" placed upon the American Muslim community. 

Khizr Khan

Gold Star Father

Khizr Khan shares his vision of the American Muslim community. "Our role will be defined in history as being chosen to defend [American] values." -- Khizr Khan

George Takei

Actor, Author, Activist

George Takei (Actor, Author, Activist) talks about the history of Pearl Harbor, Earl Warren and not allowing history to repeat itself.

 
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David Hiller

Publisher, President, and CEO of the Los Angeles Times

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Debbie Allen

Actress, Director, Producer

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Robert Fisk

Writer, Middle East Correspondent for the Independent

 
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Reza Aslan

TV Host, Author, Scholar, Producer

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Amy Goodman

Broadcaster, TV Host

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Howard Gordon

TV Writer

 

Political
Figures

 

Rep. Xavier Becerra

D-CA 34th District

Congressman Xavier Bicerra thanks MPAC for the work its done and the effort it puts in to build communities by working together with other groups.

Rep. Ted Lieu

D-CA 33rd District

Congressman Ted Lieu shares his thoughts on the intersectionality of different communities, as well as why we should continue to support our social justice organizations.

 
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Rep. Karen Bass

D-CA 37th District

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Thomas Perez

Party Chair of the Democratic National Committee

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Joe Wilson

U.S. Ambassador to Niger

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Ebrahim Rasool

South African Ambassador to the U.S.

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Rep. Andre Carson

D-IN 7th District

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Rep. Judy Chu

D-CA 27th District

 
 

Interfaith
Leaders

 

Rev. Ed Bacon

Former Pastor of All Saints Church,
Activist

Rev. Ed Bacon is the chair of MPAC's inaugural Advisory Council. This Council advises us on strategy and programs, and is composed of leaders and opinion shapers with expertise in policy, entertainment, interfaith, law and academia.

Dr. Rev. William Barber II

Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church,
Architect of the Moral Monday Movement

Rev. William Barber is a nationally renowned minister, political advocate, architect of the Moral Mondays Movement, and past president of the North Carolina NAACP. Under his leadership, the NAACP made immense progress combatting racial injustice in relation to incarceration, voting rights, and marriage equality.

 
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Dr. Rick Warren

Founder and Pastor of Saddleback Church, Author

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Imam Khalid Latif

Executive Director of the NYU Islamic Center

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Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric

President of World Bosniak Congress

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Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini

Founder of Islamic Educational Center of Orange County

Civil
Society

 

Stephen Woolery

FBI Special Agent in Charge
 

Stephen Woolery (FBI Special Agent in Charge) speaks on the importance of building bridges and turning leaderships into partnerships because the only way we can succeed is with the help of each other.

Graham E. Fuller

Former Vice Chairman of the National Intelligence Council of the CIA

Graham E. Fuller is an American author and political analyst, specializing in Islamic extremism. After spending 20 years in the CIA, he was appointed vice-chair of the National Intelligence Council.

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Shakeel Syed

Former Executive Director of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California

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Joe Stork

Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa at Human Rights Watch

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Ahmed Zewail

Nobel Laureate, Scientist

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Stephen Rohde

Chair of the ACLU of Southern California, Founder and Vice-Chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice

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Connie Rice

Civil Rights Activist, Attorney

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Rashad Hussain

Former U.S. Special Envoy to President Obama, Attorney

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Mike Downing

Former LAPD Deputy Chief, Exec. VP of Security at Prevent Advisors

Professors
and Academics

 
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Dr. Cornel West

Professor at Harvard University, Activist, Author

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Dr. John Esposito

Professor at Georgetown University, Director of the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

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Jamal Badawi

Preacher, Professor, Public Speaker

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Ingrid Mattson

Professor, London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron University

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Juan Cole

Professor at the University of Michigan, Commentator