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Youth and Family

YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM The Islamic Association of North Americais committed to working with member centers and localcommunities to develop youth programs that enhance the wellbeing of Somali and Muslim youth in America. IANA 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: • 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 and guardians on youth-related issues IANA 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. Objectives Preparing the next generations of young Muslim leaders is a paramount importance to our Da’wah work. IANA Executive Director Sheikh Hassan Jama said “I have met plenty of young promising leaders during my trips to the various centers and it is clear that a strong leadership programming lead by our organization is critical. The objective of our program is to create themes and platforms for member-centers to implement”

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Youth and Family

The North American Council of Somali Imam is committed to working with member center and local communities to develop youth programs that enhance the wellbeing of Somali and Muslim youth in America.

The council conducts trainings and workshops for local organization on how to develop youth programs that build the religious knowledge and confidence of the youth.  This trainings include:

  • 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 trainings for parents on gaurdians on youth related issues

The Council also holds an annual conferences that include youth specific programs such as youth lectures from reknown inspirational speakers, inter-youth debates and discussions,  Islamic knowledge contests, and sports tournaments.