Over 500 mosque leaders and young people from across Britain gathered at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on 12 October 2019 on the theme #OurYouthOurFuture, to explore how mosques can better engage with Muslim youth. Read full press release here.
Individual presentations and slides presented on 12 October 2019 can be downloaded below.
- A Mosque’s Response to Knife-Crime, Green Lane Masjid & Community Centre
- How to engage young professional volunteers at your mosque, British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA)
- How to start your Mosque Sports/Football Club, Stanmore Jafferys, Hyderi Sports Association and West Ham United Foundation
- Model of the Prophet (saw), City Retreat
- Mental Health: What can your mosque do?, Muslim Youth Helpline
- Benefiting or Losing Out from Untapped Youth Potential?, Dr Deen Youth Solutions
- Safeguarding young people: A legal perspective, Bates Wells
- Ex-offenders from Prison: What role can the mosque play?, The Salam Project
Panel 1: Role of Young Imams & Alimahs
- Imam Mohammed Asad, Birmingham Central Mosque
- Dr Riyaz Timol, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, University of Cardiff
- Ameena Blake, Eden House UK (No slides)
- Ustadh Mohammed Artan, Looh Press (No slides)
Panel 2: Football, Mosques & Young People
- Kevin Coleman, Equality & Diversity Manager, The Football Association (FA)
- Sadiq Yusuf, Finsbury Park Mosque and Jubba Youth Community Association (No slides)
- Yashmin Harun, Muslimah Sports Association
- Obayed Hussain, Saltley Stallions Football Club
Disclaimer: All content presented by external speakers are their own and are not necessarily endorsed by the Muslim Council of Britain.
And thank you also to all those who presented at the conference on 12 October!
and to the conference’s supporting partners who are getting more Muslim communities involved in their activities:
Want to find out more about getting involved with the FA, Prince’s Trust or Leicester City FC, or do you have ideas/suggestions for the next conference in 2020? Get in touch today!