On the Road to Sakinah
Project Sakinah goes to Yale
The managing director of Project Sakinah, Anas Coburn will present a training on
domestic violence titled “Signs and Strategies for dealing with Domestic Violence”,
at the National Shura 1433 for Chaplains and Imams at Yale on March 10, 2012. Anas
will share the session with Sr. Bonita McGee of Islamic Social Services Association-
USA .The event is sponsored by The Islamic Seminary Foundation (ISF) in cooperation
with The Association of Muslim Chaplains (AMC).
Sakinah Leadership Summit – “Transforming Community”
Project Sakinah’s Columbus Team is bringing executive director of Turning
Point for Women and Families, Robina Niaz. Niaz would be the keynote speaker at
the Sakinah Leadership Summit: “Transforming Community” on March 10,
2012. Several local Muslim leaders will talk about their projects that have transformed
the Columbus community in one way or the other. On March 9th, MSA-OSU will also
be hosting a major event with Sr. Robina Niaz about the need for Anti-Bullying initiatives
led by youth in all communities.
Project Sakinah in Atlanta
On March 3rd, 2012, Zerqa Abid introduced Project Sakinah to a Family Symposium
at Masjid Hamza in Alpharetta, GA. Turnout for the program was gratifying and it
was well recieved by community leadership and members alike. We are happy to
announce the formation of a new team under the leadership of Shaima and Abdul
Tayyibah Taylor: Join Project Sakinah & Azizah Magazine against
Tayyiba Taylor, the editor in chief of Azizah Magazine says, “We stand firmly
behind the Project Sakinah, because it’s a community driven project that ensures
that violence is not a part of a Muslim woman’s life.” Please watch the video
for complete message.
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