MPAC's Annual Convention, 2002

December 24, 2002

Source: MPAC

On December 24, 2002 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported that the "MPAC annual convention drew over 1500 activists and speakers to Southern California this past weekend... Gasser Hathout gives a comprehensive, stark picture of the specific threats provisions within the USA PATRIOT act poses to the average American in a very informative speech... Dr. Maher Hathout discusses the American Muslim identity, its place in American pluralism, inclusion in American society and community empowerment... Randy Parsons of the FBI gave an honest account of how the FBI views its job in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, and analyst Khaled Elgindy reviews law enforcement approaches to terrorism from an extensive study he recently completed for MPAC."