MPV's Advocacy

Muslims for Progressive Values is engaged actively engaged in advocacy efforts at the grassroots, national government, and international level. These efforts are often collaborative with other organizations. Below are some of the documents related to our advocacy.

 

Letter to the California State Legislature (28 March, 2017)

In this letter, MPV joins sixteen other faith groups to call on California legislators to oppose discrimination against working families and support passage of the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (AB 569).


STATEMENT ON ATTACKS ON ATHEISTS, SECULARISTS, AND RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN BANGLADESH 

In conjunction with numerous other organizations, MPV endorsed this letter to the government of Bangladesh, condemning its government for issuing statements that appeared to blame the victims of violent extremist attacks for their own deaths. This same letter strongly urged the government of Bangladesh to take immediate steps to protect vigorously the rights to freedom of religion, belief, and expression, both in word and in deed. 


Letter to U.S, House of Representatives (17 JanuarY, 2017)

As a result of years of collaboration with many national organizations on various issues, MPV is often the go-to organization on progressive issues. It is this sort of trust that resulted in 90 organizations signing on to a letter to legislatures: to urge you to support core principles of the First Amendment and religious freedom in our country by denouncing anti-Muslim rhetoric and policy proposals. 


Lettter to Senate Judiciary Committee (6 January, 2017)

This is a letter submitted by 70 reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations, including MPV, in strong opposition to the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as United States Attorney General.  


Letter to nancy Pelosi (5 December, 2016)

Letter sent by faith-based, atheist, and humanist organization, including MPV, to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi request the appointment of a non-theistic commissioner to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).