On the Road to Sakinah
Family Stability Potluck in Chicago
On March 31st , Project Sakinah Chicago team under the leadership of Irma Hasham
gathered community members for a potluck dinner at the Islamic Society of Northwest
Suburbs of Rolling Meadows. The title of the event was “Family Stability in the
Muslim Community.” Dr. Yasmeen Khan (PsyD) and community leader Mohammed Shakur
spoke to the gathering about the need of family stability and the issue of domestic
violence in the Muslim Community.
Columbus Leaders meet with Project Sakinah
On March 11th, Columbus Muslim community leaders and community activists gathered
to meet with Project Sakinah in search for a long-term plan to address the issue
of family violence in the community. The managing director of Project Sakinah, Anas
Coburn, the Columbus team, and several distinguished leaders discussed the need
to make social services a priority for their community. Project Sakinah is working
to introduce and launch several long-term initiatives in collaboration with the
Muslim organizations and the Columbus community. We will be reporting more to you
about this in the coming months, inshaAllah.
Video: Native Deen endorses Project Sakinah
“We are encouraging all the people, everyone in our community, Muslim, non
Muslim, to stand up against domestic Violence. There should be no way to have this
in our community. Absolutely not. Project Sakinah is really in the forefront of
trying to bring this awareness to our community, so support them and let’s keep
our families pure, safe and healthy, inshaAllah.” - Abdul
Malik Ahmed, Native Deen.
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