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Assalaam Alaikum,
 
The enrollment deadline for the Health Insurance Market place was on March 31st. Due to the hard work of health care advocates across the country, 7.1 million Americans now have access to affordable health coverage. For everyone that has been a part of this effort, we sincerely thank you. Please continue to do the great work you are doing in spreading the word and helping individuals get the care they need.
 
We have compiled a list of the organizations that have been an important part of this outreach effort to the Muslim community and have listed them below. If you have hosted an event and do not see the name of your organization on this list, please fill out the form by Thursday, April 10th.  
We are compiling a report for the White House Office of Public Engagement and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and would like to ensure that all organizations are given recognition for their work.
 

I would like to thank our State Liaisons and volunteers across the nation for planning enrollment events. I would also like to thank my colleagues at AMHP, Arshia Wajid and Ndaa Hassan that have been tireless in supporting this project both logistically and in networking. Etoy Ridgnal, Director of African-American Engagement and Faith Based Initiatives at Enroll America, and her colleagues have been dynamic and responsive partners. Rumana Ahmed from the White House Office of Public Engagement and Heidi Christensen, Lisa Carr and Acacia Salatti from the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership at HHS have put in countless hours answering questions and connecting us to organizations nationally. 
We have been able to do so much in such a short amount of time because we have had an extraordinary team of dedicated individuals and committed partners.
 
Thank you all very much and I look forward to working with you in future projects.
 
Khadija Gurnah
Program Manager, Connecting Muslims to Coverage
American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP)
kgurnah@amhp.us
 
AMHP MAKING HEADLINES

As you may all know, AMHP members, board of directors, volunteers and community liaisons have been working very hard the past few weeks to bring awareness about the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and enroll as many Muslims as possible before the March 31st deadline. 
 
Alhamdulilah, and with the help of our #GetCovered team, we have made great strides in this effort and as a result accomplished a few milestones of which we are very proud of and would like to share with you. 

Monday March 10, 2014
AMHP was one of four faith-based organizations invited by The White House Office of Faith-based and Health and Human Services Partnership Center to speak on conference call on Best Practices in Faith Based outreach. President Barack Obama joined the conference call to recognize the efforts of faith-based organizations in helping Americans #GetCovered

Tuesday March 11, 2014
AMHP was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama for a conference call to recognize all the leaders across the country working towards ACA awareness. 

Wednesday March 12, 2014
AMHP's health insurance enrollment drive on March 1st in South Brunswick made it to the front page of the Sentinel! http://ow.ly/uw6sd

Monday March 13, 2014
AMHP's ACA efforts recognized by Huffington Post Canada writer, Hina P. Ansari in her article titled "How Obamacare Is Courting Muslims" http://huff.to/1qXnZdH

Sunday April 1, 2014
AMHP invited to The White House Rose Garden to attend private event featuring remarks by President Obama regarding ACA efforts. 
 
Once again, thank you to all those who have contributed to making the above possible. At AMHP, we strive to always be at the forefront of helping our community members bring awareness and improve public health.
 
To learn more about AMHP's ACA efforts, visit http://www.amhp.us/getcovered/
To contact the AMHP #GetCovered team, email getcovered@amhp.us 
 

AMHP SAYS THANK YOU!!

AMHP's success in reaching hundreds of Muslims throughout the country could not have been possible without the help of our Community Liaisons and partner organizations. Here is who we have to thank :-

Community Liaisons:
  • Ahmed Naguib
  • Asmaa Ghanim
  • Dania Ahmed
  • Faiza Mustafa
  • Faseeha Altaf
  • Minha Husaini
  • Nazeela Sabir
  • Sarah Bounse
  • Sarah Dar
  • Saud Inam
  • Shifa Mohiuddin
  • Zinat Taiwo

Partner Organizations:-
 
  • Islamic Society of Frederick, MD
  • Islamic Center of Minnesota 
  • Masjid An Nur                                 
  • Islamic Institute of knoweldge
  • MCA-Muslim Community Association
  • Islamic society of Sarasota Bradenton (ISSB)
  • Islamic Society of Central Jersey
  • West End Community Masjid
  • Masjid Al-Hedaya
  • Masjid al-Muminun for Taleem
  • IECOC
  • Dar Al Taqwa
  • Masjid Warithud-deen Mohammed
  • Dar El Eman
  • Islamic Society of Central Jersey
  • New Brunswick Islamic Center (NBIC)
  • Islamic Society of San Francisco
  • Islamic Center of Alameda
  • IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network & SWOP (SouthWest Organizing Project)
  • Islamic Center of Minnesota
  • Masjid Al-Shareef
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council – WNY
  • Masjid Al-Iman
  • Jaffarya Center
  • Lackwanna Islamic Mosque
  • EPIC
  • Richardson Masjid/ IANT
  • ICC-Des Plains
  • CAIR-Chicago
  • Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
  • Asian American Health Initiative
  • Islamic center of Old Bridge
  • Islamic center of old bridge
  • MAS Chicago
  • Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
  • Farmington Valley American Muslim Center
  • Noor Islamic Cultural Center
  • Islamic Association of Collin County
  • Islamic Association of Carrollton
  • Islamic Society of Central Louisiana (Dr. Monir Community Center))
  • Noor Islamic Cultural Center
  • Compassionate Care Network
  • Masjid Al Farooq
  • ICC
  • Turkish American Society
  • ISNS
  • MSI
  • MCC
  • ICW
  • Islamic Foundation
  • Masjid Huda
  • Islamic Association of Cincinnati
  • Muslim Community Association-Social Committee
  • FAITH Social Service/ All Dulles Area Muslim Society
  • IMANA
  • Islamic Center of Long Island
  • ACCESS California
  • ACCESS Michigan
  • EMERGE Florida
  • Masjid Al Wali
  • Islamic Society of Frederick, MD
  • Shirleygate Masjid Fairfax VA
  • Islamic Association of Raleigh
  • Berlin Mosque/Islamic Association of Greater Hartford
  • Jafaria Association of Connecticut
  • Farmington Valley American Muslim Centre.Inc
  • Masjid an-Nur
  • Islamic Center of Minnesota
  • Masjid Al Islam
  • Baytul Iman Academy
  • Islamic Society of Monmouth County
If you do not see your organization's name on this list, please contact us at getcovered@amhp.us

 

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HOW YOU CAN HELP


If you are a fan of AMHP and what it has contributed to the health care industry, help us continue to represent all Muslim health professionals in this evolving and fast growing industry. We have been recognized for our contributions in advocating for universal health coverage and promoting healthy lifestyles by the Obama Administration and First Lady’s Office. 
 
Your generous donation will go a very long way. Funds received will be used to support educational, research and charitable projects. 
 
Donate here: www.amhp.us/donate/ (credit card & checks accepted)
 
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