April 2020 Newsletter

Salaam, and welcome to our April 2020 newsletter! Here’s what we were up to this month:
Support Poligon this Ramadan!
Since our launch in 2017, Poligon has worked tirelessly to improve our nation’s housing, healthcare, and nutrition policies. We are blessed to do this work because of the generous support of people like you. This Ramadan, please include Poligon in your charitable giving this month and note that all donations are zakat eligible and tax deductible. You can easily donate to our LaunchGood! And as an added bonus, Poligon gets $50 for every person that signs up for the Ramadan Challenge using this link

CAIR Webinar
Poligon President, Wardah Khalid, joined the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for a Facebook live discussion on the COVID-19 relief packages and how they affect individuals. Click here to view the full webinar.

Faithful Democracy Webinar
Poligon partnered with it’s members of Faithful Democracy to host a webinar on how the faith community is mobilizing to ensure that the 2020 primary and general elections are safe and fair in the context of COVID-19. Faithful Democracy is a multi-faith coalition of faith-based organizations and congregations working together for a just democracy. Click here to watch the webinar.

Save the Date: Poligon’s Virtual Iftar 
This Ramadan, let’s come together to celebrate‌ ‌Poligon’s ‌Annual‌ ‌Iftar‌ ‌virtually‌ ‌on‌ ‌Monday, May‌ ‌11th‌ ‌at‌ ‌7‌ ‌PM‌ ‌(EST).‌ ‌We’ll‌ ‌share‌ ‌updates‌ ‌on‌ ‌our‌ ‌mission‌ ‌to‌ ‌amplify‌ ‌Muslim‌ ‌and‌ ‌ally‌ ‌voices‌ ‌in‌ ‌Congress‌ ‌and‌ ‌how‌ ‌you‌ ‌can‌ ‌get‌ ‌engaged‌ ‌amidst‌ ‌the‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌pandemic.‌ ‌We’ll‌ ‌have dynamic speakers, like invited guest Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and play ‌fun‌ ‌virtual‌ ‌games,‌ ‌so‌ ‌stay‌ ‌tuned‌ ‌for‌ ‌updates!‌ ‌ Click here to register.

Free Advocacy Training Tomorrow!
Want to stay politically active during COVID-19? Join us on Sunday, May 3rd at 3 PM (EST) for a FREE Congressional Advocacy 101 virtual training! Learn how you can stay engaged with Congress from the comfort of your own home. Click here to register!

Presidential Platform Survey Ends Soon
2020 is a significant year for our diverse Muslim American communities to form a cohesive platform that will inform presidential and congressional candidates on policies that are important to our community. Just take one minute to fill out this survey by May 10th. Don’t miss your chance to make a difference and let us know what issues matter to you! 

Action Alerts
Poligon sent out an action alert for the support of H.R.6430, the Suspend School Meal Debt Act. This bill will suspend the collection of all student meal debt during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hill Happenings
We’ve been keeping you up-to-date on the latest from Capitol Hill with our Hill Happenings going straight to your inboxes every Friday.

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