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    AYM Prep 5 – Complete Your Mission


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 | Prep 5  By Nabintou Doumbia, AYM Team Estimated Reading Time: Worth It Why did you go to AYM? Before or, at least, immediately after having arrived in Florida, did you give yourself a chance to look at the state of your spiritual, physical, emotional, and… Continue reading »


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    A Shift in Perspective – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 By Hossain Albgal Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes By any objective criterion, Tarbiyya and Ilm (TI) Camp sounds resoundingly unappealing. To the rational observer, more punishment than a privilege. Consider the proposition of the camp in plain English: For 6 days you operate on roughly… Continue reading »


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    A Poem – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Halima Eid from San Diego Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Introduction I contemplated the trip, and the sacrifices I had to make. I wondered whether it was worth it, and a few voices pushed me to go As I packed, I thought of it as an… Continue reading »


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    On Growth, Vulnerability, and Remembrance – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Sarah Shammaa from Los Angeles Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Growth begins at the end of your comfort zone Tarbiya & ‘Ilm Camp… After years of yearning to go but timing and circumstances holding me back, I was finally able to attend this year, alhamdullilah. I had… Continue reading »


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    Two Reflections – TI Camp West Coast


    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 By Sara Bundogji from Los Angeles Estimated Reading Time: 2 Minutes Reflection 1: Simply put; TI Camp revitalizes and recalibrates the spirit, motivation, and goals of the Islamic worker. TI Camp put the essence of what Islamic work and leadership should look like into perspective. A wake-up call;… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 4 – Setting a Magnanimous Intention


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 3 – What You Will Walk Away With (insha’Allah) 


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in early… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 2 – Do You Hear that Beat? Do You Want to?


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It We’re on a journey together in an attempt to prepare ourselves for the Annual Youth Meeting in early… Continue reading »


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    AYM Prep 1 – Why Does Your Pulse Beat?


    Prep 1 | Prep 2 | Prep 3 | Prep 4 Bismi Allah El-Rahman El-Raheem – In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. by Munther El-Alami, AYM Team Lead Estimated Reading Time: Worth It You’ve done a bunch of work to get here: you’ve picked a flight, filled out a tedious registration form,… Continue reading »


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    It’s Been a Week: Election Reflections from MY-D, Pt. 1


    From MAS Youth Detroit Workers Compiled By: Nushrat  Rahman Estimated Reading Time: 3 Minutes People heal in different ways, and the post-election week has shown us the multiple colors of this sentiment. In our stages of hurt, some retreat while others call to action. For many of us, it seems as though we’ve been existing… Continue reading »