Youth and Family
The North American Council of Somali Imam is committed to working with member centers and local communities to develop youth programs that enhance the wellbeing of Somali and Muslim youth in America.
The council conducts training and workshops for local organizations on how to develop youth programs that build the religious knowledge and confidence of the youth. This training includes:
- Developing the curriculum and training administrator and teachers o how to run effective weekend Islamic Schools
- Creating an Islamic Environment in our centers where the youth feel comfortable and welcome
- Conducting youth seminars that address contemporary youth Issues
- Conducting training for parents on guardians on youth-related issues
The Council also holds annual conferences that include youth-specific programs such as youth lectures from known inspirational speakers, inter-youth debates and discussions, Islamic knowledge contests, and sports tournaments.