MY NYC in Action Participants to Hold Press Conference

Posted on Aug 12, 2013 in News, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: shabaxahmed@gmail.com namiasulaiman@yahoo.com smoflihi@live.com 917-750-9071  Muslim Youth Speak Out! August 13, 2013   Tomorrow, on August 14th, Muslim students from across NYC will be holding a press conference to make their voices heard about Islamophobia and how it impacts young people. According to Ahlam Almoflihi, one of the organizers: “We are here because ...

MCN’s 4th Annual Benefit Iftar

Posted on Aug 12, 2013 in News, News

On Thursday, July 17, 2013, communities of faith gathered together to break fast at MCN’s 4th Annual Benefit Iftar, held at the Turkuaz Restaurant in Manhattan. By the grace of God, we were pleased to have 120 attendees representing the diverse communities of New York City, all united under the same cause – mutual commitment to community service, equal rights and justice ...

MY NYC Student Presentations

Posted on Jun 28, 2013 in News, News

On Thursday June 13th, community members, parents and school staff gathered at Al-Noor School for MCN’s MY  NYC Presentation Night, where four advocacy groups of the second MY NYC Cohort showcased the final outcome of their year-long social justice projects. The presenting groups were as followed: 1) Luminate: Anti Islamophobia Initiative 2) Eat Keen and Clean: Promoting Food Justice 3) Breaking ...

Third MY NYC Bridge Program Meetup

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in News, News

On Sunday, May 19th MCN held its third monthly MY NYC Bridge meeting with the high school boys at Al-Noor School. This session provided the opportunity for students and mentors to discuss leadership – what it means to them, what skills are necessary to be an effective leader, and what obstacles get in the way of initiating ...

Muslims in the Mirror at Baruch College

Posted on May 16, 2013 in News, News

On Thursday, May 9, 2013, MCN hosted a Muslims in the Mirror workshop with the students of the Baruch College Muslim Student Association and Women in Islam. Continuing with the year’s topic, “Improving Perceptions of American Muslims,” this discussion focused on the ways in which the marginalization of American Muslims has occurred. Through the conversation, the group ...

MCN’s 3rd Annual Gala a Huge Success!

Posted on May 6, 2013 in News

On April 4th, MCN held its 3rd Annual Gala themed, “Daring to Act Boldly: Connecting our Strengths to our Convictions,” where we proudly honored people and organizations that reflect this theme through the work they do. Our honorees included the Islamic Circle of North America (recently selected as NY1’s New Yorkers of the week) for ...

Muslim Day at the Capitol

Posted on May 3, 2013 in News
Muslim Day at the Capitol

MY NYC Bridge Hosts Its Second Session

Posted on May 2, 2013 in News, News

On Sunday, April 21, MCN held its second MY NYC Bridge session at the Al-Noor School. This session provided further opportunity for students to get to know their potential mentors before they are paired into mentorship teams in May. Additionally, this month included a skill-building workshop and group discussion to directly engage students in planning ...

MCN Launches Its New MY NYC Bridge Program!

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in News

On February 12, 2013, MCN board and staff hosted a meet and greet for mentors of the new MY NYC Bridge Program. MY NYC Bridge Programs are leadership development programs that train and advise participants in leadership skills; encourage civic engagement and dialogue about the issues affecting the Muslim Community of New York; and connect ...