American Muslims Plan 'National Day of Unity and Peace' for September 11

July 30, 2002

Source: U.S.Department of State

On July 30, 2002, the U.S. Department of State reported that "'Remembering the Victims, Protecting the Nation' will be the theme for activities planned by American Muslims to commemorate the first anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, according to the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)... The MPAC, an American Muslim non-profit public service agency, will assist its local chapters throughout the United States in coordinating the participation of American Muslims within their local communities in events of remembrance to be held on September 11, 2002."