CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif spoke to the Islamic Center of Naperville’s Youth Group on Sunday, November 13th, about how to be an effective Muslim leader. The audience included about 100 middle school and high school students from the Naperville area.
CAIR-Chicago sponsored the eighth session of the Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) this past Saturday, September 24th. Over 50 youth participants attended and listened to presentations by five local Muslim leaders and professionals. The symposium highlighted topics related to self-identity, media effects, activism and leadership.
The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium of Chicago (MYLS-Chicago) initiative will host its 8th symposium this Saturday, 9/24 at the CAIR-Chicago office from 9 AM to 7 PM. The theme, “Building Our Legacy: Commit to Activism”, draws on the Muslim American community’s outlook moving beyond a decade riffed with fear and uncertainty, and taking a personal and collective responsibility to be proactive and engaged in our society.
The 4th annual Muslim Youth Leadership Program held in California’s capital from Aug. 14-17 may not have consisted of a high school student’s regular weekend of activities. Instead, it was four rigorous days of workshops, conferences, and lectures addressing important issues on politics and community.
The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) is proud to announce the success of its first official Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS), a program designed to inspire Muslim youth to leverage their faith values towards constructive citizenship that benefits community and country.
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