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  • Pennsylvania Discusses Criminal Justice Reform

    December 22, 2017

    Emgage Pennsylvania came together with community leaders, faith leaders, and state legislators to discuss criminal justice reform at a community roundtable in Pittsburgh. The session was hosted by State Sens. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) and Stewart J. Greenleaf (R-Montgomery/Bucks). Sen. Street, the first Muslim State Senator in PA history, said “We spend staggering amounts of money to incarcerate

  • Pennsylvania meets with Elected Officials

    November 9, 2017

    On October 24th, Emgage engaged with state legislators and appointed officials at the capitol building in Harrisburg. Several key pieces of legislation that would strengthen hate crime protections, reform parts of the criminal justice system, expand protections for religious spaces, and tackle the gerrymandering issues were discussed. These meetings are just one more step in building strong relationships

  • Eid in Pennsylvania

    September 14, 2017

    Emgage assisted in organizing an Eid al-Adha Dinner at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Mansion. Muslims from across the state came together to break bread with Governor Tom Wolfe and his wife Sheila. According to the Governor’s office, this was the first time the adhan was called and prayer held in jamaat in the history of the