The Michigan Muslim Capitol Day on May 28th was a huge success, with almost 200 people coming to Lansing from across the state to meet their representatives and community leaders. (Click here for more pictures). The common theme was that Michiganâ€™s Muslims are diverse and engaged with their community, with great projects and ideas to make Michigan a better place for all. MMCC would like to thank its key sponsors including the CAIR-Michigan chapter, the Canton mosque (MCWS), Islamic Center of Great Lansing, Muslim Family Services, Zaman International, University Islamic Finance, Somerset Home Healthcare, APIA Votes, Huda clinic, United Voices of America, and Biggby Coffee. The event was widely covered in the media with numerous television and print stories, including the Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Lansing State Journal, WLNS and more.
The following bipartisan group of legislators cosponsored the Muslim Capitol Day:
Glenn S. Anderson, Vincent Gregory, Morris W. Hood III, Hoon-Yung Hopgood, John Pappageorge, Rebekah Warren, Gretchen Whitmer
Vicki Barnett, George T. Darany, Tim Greimel, Rudy Hobbs, Jeff Irwin, Klint Kesto, David Knezek,Robert L. Kosowski, David Rutledge, Harvey Santana, Sam Singh, Dian Slavens, Rashida Tlaib, John Walsh, Adam Zemke