The American Muslim Advisory Council serves as a bridge between the Tennessee Muslim community and federal, state, and local law enforcement as well as other government and private agencies. Our mission at AMAC is to foster mutual trust and protect all Tennesseans against prejudice, terrorism and other criminal acts through education, communication and empowerment.

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those who have American ancestors dating back hundreds of years. Because of refugee resettlement programs, Nashville has the largest Kurdish community and one of the largest Somali community in the US.

Understanding the Tennessee Muslim community can help facilitate the work of law enforcement as well as help government and private agencies better serve their constituents.

With its job opportunities, great weather, and Southern hospitality, Tennessee has become a choice destination for Muslims across the country and around the world. Of the estimated 7 million Muslims in the US, 63,000 of them call Tennessee their home. They work as doctors, engineers, business owners, and factory workers as well as other professions, adding to the state's economy.

Tennessee Muslims are ethnically diverse and include recent immigrants as well as

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AMAC welcomes Mohamed Shukri Hassan as the Program Director

effective April 1, 2014

AMAC Stands Together with the Jewish Community:

The Tennessee Muslim community is shocked and saddened by the shooting at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas which took the lives of three people. Our heartfelt condolence goes out to the victims and the entire Jewish community. No community in America is safe as long as any community remains under the threat of violence, especially if it is born out of hatred. As Americans, we must all work hard and stand together to ensure that religious tolerance and understanding enter into the hearts and minds of everyone.

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