MAS Youth Detroit


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  • I would jazz up the template, seems very boring I would change the first picture to make it more reflective of the young people we are working with. Write now, it looks like youth refers to ages 7-9 From the pics I had to choose from, this one seemed not only one of the cutest, but also more age appropriate I guess. Note: I need more pictures. Sorry for my lame attempt at jazzing up…I’m trying
  • MAS Youth Detroit

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    2. 2. 2 Activism in Islam "Not equal are believers who sit home and receive no hurt and those who Fight in Allah's Cause with their wealth and lives. Allah has granted a grade higher to those who Fight with their possessions and bodies to those who sit home. Those who Fight He has distinguished with a special reward." Holy Quran 4:95
    3. 3. 3 MAS • MAS Youth is the youth division of MAS, the Muslim American Society • MAS has other departments (Education, Outreach etc) and projects through which it serves the community
    4. 4. 4 MAS Youth Vision MAS Youth as a division of MAS is giving roots, nurturing, and establishing organized and efficient, movement oriented, Islamic work amongst all segments of youth based on the comprehensive understanding of Islam.
    5. 5. 5 MAS Youth Goals • Nurture and develop future Muslim leaders through experiential learning • Comprehensive education within the American context • Build youth who positively contribute to the development of American society • Reach out to high school, college, and young professionals
    6. 6. 6 Comprehensive Program Components of our comprehensive Tarbiyyah program: • Spiritual Development (Tazkiya) • Physical Development • Intellectual Development • Social Development • Professional Development • Organizational Development • Life Skills
    7. 7. 7 MAS Youth Tarbiyyah System • MAS Youth Program Components – Weekly usrah – Monthly programs – Experiential learning through activities – Interaction with peers – Retreats/camps
    8. 8. 8 MY-Usrah Program
    9. 9. 9 MY-Give
    10. 10. 10 MY-Revive
    11. 11. 11 MY-Training Topics: • Marriage • History of Islam in America • Islamic Budgeting • Character Building
    12. 12. 12 MY-Sports
    13. 13. 13 Monthly Programs Monthly programs are 3 types: • MY-Training – Focus is on activism, life skills and traditional Islamic sciences – For eg Leadership Training (5-6 modules), Tactical Planning, Working with the Media, Dawah, Political Activism, Marriage, Family, Evolution of fiqh, Hadith & Qur’anic sciences
    14. 14. 14 Monthly Programs (continued) • MY-Qiyam – Spiritual training – Qiyam, Nature hikes/reflections, visits • MY-Give – Translate knowledge into action – Serve the community (Muslim & non-Muslim) – For eg, Habitat for Humanity,Youth Center, Outings, Food Bank, Tree Planting – Cooperative relationship with other organizations
    15. 15. 15 Humanitarian Day
    16. 16. 16 Soccer Palooza
    17. 17. 17 Professional recognition • Information about all the communities we have consulted for and given talks on Muslim Youth • Professional presentations made
    18. 18. 18 Sociodemographics • Number of youth served • Age range served • Ethnic make up of participants • Participating communities
    19. 19. 19 Budget • Sameera, do you have a graph or a pie chart showing how much money we use and how much money we make?
    20. 20. 20 Invest in the future The parable of those who spend their possessions for the sake of God is that of a grain out of which grow seven ears, in every ear a hundred grains: for God grants manifold increase unto whom He wills; and God is infinite, all-knowing. They who spend their possessions for the sake of God and do not thereafter mar their spending by stressing their own benevolence and hurting [the feelings of the needy] shall have their reward with their Sustainer, and no fear need they have, and neither shall they grieve. Holy Qur'an 2:261
    21. 21. 21 Contact us for more info/questions