AMP hosting Palestine Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

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March 19, 2015
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Plans are quickly coming together for the first ever Muslim Advocacy Day and Palestine Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, April 13-14, 2015. So far, dozens of people have signed on as delegates to participate in two days of ground-breaking work in our nation's capital.

Muslim Advocacy Day is a project of the US Council of Muslim Organizations, of which the American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) is a member. Issues that will be discussed with legislators and their staff include ending surveillance of Arab and Muslim communities and the Ending Racial Profiling Act.

AMP also is organizing a Palestine Advocacy Day so our delegates can also work for Palestine. Delegates will meet with the offices of their elected officials as well as with some caucuses to advocate for a new resolution on Israeli settlements and other laws that pertain to Palestinian human rights. 

"People in Congress have told us they want to hear from Palestinian Americans on these issues  and that's why Palestine Advocacy Day is so important," said AMP Media Director Kristin Szremski. "These advocacy days for Muslilms and for Palestine are an important way for our members to engage in the civic process."