FEATURED HEADLINES

  • Notice of Nomination and Election of Convener

    Notice of Nomination and Election of Convener for American Coalition for Good Government (ACGG) We need new leadership for the ACGG. Marvin Muhammad of Houston, Texas has done a marvelous job and we are grateful for his leadership. ACGG Convener Election Coordinators (CECs) are assisting in this process and we are grateful for their help. Nomination of a candidate is the first step. If you want to nominate a candidate, please advise the CEC who has sent you this email on or before 5 p.m. EST on September 29, 2017. (If you do not have someone in mind as a candidate, you are not obligated to nominate one.) The candidates will be notified and they…

  • ACGG Public Forum Questions, Atlanta GA

    AMERICAN COALITION FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT – PUBLIC FORUM QUESTIONS ATLANTA, GEORGIA During the recent American Coalition for Good Government Public Forum in Atlanta, Georgia at the Muslim Journal “A Time to Be Grateful” weekend (December 14 -16, 2012) several questions were asked to the panel. Listed are the questions and the answers: Do we (Muslims) have an agenda for the year 2013? In reference to our Political Stratagem? In reference to our (Muslim American)stratagem for 2013 the American Coalition for Good Government (ACGG) would like to refer everyone to the 2012 Political Platform (this can be found at www.americancoalitionforgoodgovernment.org) The platform is a foundational platform that can be used as a building coalition document for…

  • ACGG Political Convention 2015 POSTPONED Until 2016

    The ACGG Political Convention for 2015 has been POSTPONED until 2016. For information, please contact us. Thank you!      

  • ACGG Political Survey Report 2012

    Read report here: ACGGpolitical survey

  • George Zimmerman Verdict

    The American Coalition for Good Government (ACGG) would like to express its disappointment in the recent George Zimmerman verdict.  ACGG feels the decision of “not guilty” is grossly in error. Read the ACGG press release here.                          

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HUD, VA to Provide Permanent Housing, Case Management to Nearly 700 Homeless Veterans

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$100 Million Funding Available

Dear Community Leaders, I’m pleased to inform you that today the availability of over $100 million in funding for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants was announced here at HHS. Created by the Affordable Care Act, these grants are aimed at helping communities implement projects proven to reduce chronic disease, violence and injury, and improve mental health and equity. Notably, this round of funding increases the grant cycle to a five-year period, which will allow communities more time to tailor and implement strategies, engage communities and ultimately shift norms around healthy eating and physical activity. It will also engage multiple sectors, encouraging community-based organizations, local and state governments to work together to build sustainable, effective…

ACGG Framework Defined in Handbook

The framework of the American Coalition for Good Government is based on a Committee Structure. This means that the organization will not have traditional leadership based on president and vice-president. The Structure is based on committees and their functions within the organization. The ACGG consist of seven (7) committees with specific functions – Steering Committee, Planning Committee, Public Relations Committee, Communications Committee, Membership Committee, Finance Committee, and Legal Committee. See the ACGG Handbook for complete details.

A Short History

The Coalition for Good Government (CGG) was established in 1997 after a landmark address by Imam W. Deen Mohammed, on community responsibility. The event took place in Charlotte, North Carolina and was well attended by Muslim elected officials and political leaders, who were, at that time, members of the Muslim American Society under the leadership of Imam Mohammed. Imam Mohammed outlined a blueprint for political involvement and emphasized the importance of representative government and the obligation we have as Muslims, to shoulder our public responsibility. CGG established eight regions nationally and executed numerous political support activities assisting councilpersons, state representatives, governors, congressional and presidential aspirants through our CGG national network. In 2000, CGG initiated a…