The American Muslim group EmergeUSA opened an office in Lehigh Valley.

The organization "seeks to engage, educate, and empower American Muslim communities through educational events, voter initiatives and leadership development for the purpose of creating a community of equitable, knowledgeable, and motivated citizens."

Along with EmergeUSA's civics engagement efforts, Emerge PA PAC is a state political action committee that supports local and state candidates based on their support for civil rights, minority rights and a diverse America where underrepresented communities are seen as a part of the social fabric of our nation.

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