The panels touched on key issues revolving around the online realm and its uses in carving a raw space for community conversation on taboo issues facing the millennial generation, particularly those in the Muslim community, as well as how social media can be most efficiently utilized for activism, coalition building, and amplifying one’s voice.
CAIR-Chicago is looking for a Youth Development Fellow to work closely with the Outreach Coordinator in building and maintaining the Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) initiative, as well as other development programs targeting youth ages 13-19.
CAIR-Chicago is seeking a part-time Youth Development Fellow. Extended application deadline: 8pm CST on December 1st.
The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS)-Chicago initiative commences its fifth year of motivating and guiding Chicagoland’s Muslim American youth with its ninth symposium on Saturday, November 17th at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East.
CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson presented “Practical skills for transforming civil society; integrating faith, diversity and social action.” for PYLP on April 18th.
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 Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) in Chicago hosted its sixth annual gathering. Muslim High school students from around the Chicago area came to learn how they can become leaders in their community and what it takes to turn ideas into action.
CAIR-Chicago would like to treat you to a day of fellowship and fun. Join us for the Fall 2010 MYLS Conference “Jump Start Your Future- Commit to Activism!”
The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) is a founding member of the Chicago Youth Exchange 2009 Summer Program, which took place this past August 12-13.