Young Muslims Build Leadership Skills
The 2nd annual Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) in St. Louis was a resounding success. Over 25 future Muslim leaders attended the one day workshop held inside the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis (IFGSTL) Dar-Al-Islam Masjid. Throughout the day the students participated in various workshops and listened to five different speakers. The speakers covered topics such as:
- Building an Islamic identity: Imam Djilali Kacem
- A lifetime of advocacy: John Chasnoff
- From Ferguson to Palestine: Sandra Tamari
- Pursuing a Law Degree: Azra Ahmed
- Race, Injustice, and Muslims for Ferguson: Mustafa Abdullah
National Briefing on Ferguson and the Palestine Solidarity Movement
On October 8 2014? the US Campaign hosted a briefing to talk about challenging racism from Palestine to Ferguson.
- Ferguson native, hip-hop artist, and Organization for Black Struggle organizer Tef Poe
- Millennial Activists United organizer Larry Fellows III
- St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee and US Campaign Steering Committee member Sandra Tamari
- Muslims for Ferguson organizer Muhammed Malik
- African Americans for Justice in the Middle East & North Africa member and US Campaign Steering Committee Co-Chair Felicia Eaves
Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward
Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.
- Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?
- This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.
Those invited, on Facebook included Sandra Tamari.