Council on American Islamic Relations

Mission

"CAIR is dedicated to presenting an Islamic perspective on issues of importance to the American public. In Offering that perspective, we seek to empower the Muslim community in America through political and social activism." (http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About)

Issue areas: Muslim
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 10th Percentile

Muslim Public Affairs Council

Mission

"...The scope of the mission includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1. Promoting an American Muslim identity; 2. Fostering an effective grassroots organization; 3. Training a future generation of men and women who share our vision; 4. Promoting an accurate portrayal of Islam and Muslims in mass media and popular culture; 5. Educating the American public, both Muslim and non-Muslim about Islam; 6. Building alliances with Muslim and non-Muslim groups; 7. Cultivating relationships with opinion and decision makers." (http://www.mpac.org/home_mission.aspx)

Issue areas: Muslim
2012 Influence Indicators:
2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile