President of KARAMAH, Raheemah Abdulaleem Esq. lectured at LLSP on August 3rd. “When you walk into a room and you see chairs, if there’s no seating arrangement take a seat at the table, and be open to starting a dialogue,” she began. Then, she explained “as Muslim women, sometimes people make assumptions about you. As […]
(English) KARAMAH has successfully held the Law and Leadership Summer Program (LLSP) for the past 14 years and 2016 was no exception. This year 18 women from near and far gathered in Washington, DC where they learned from acclaimed Islamic scholars, leadership mavens, and a leading expert on conflict resolution from an Islamic perspective.
On August 4th, Linda Sarsour, an activist and community organizer, lectured about her work as a community organizer in New York City. She first differentiated between activism and community organizing. “An activist cares about an issues and shows up to protests, rallies, or meetings as an individual. Whereas, a community organizer is an individual who […]
Qasim Rashid’s lecture, “Message Mapping and Effective Communication,” taught LLSP 2016 the skills to communicate and engage with an audience, which are necessary in becoming a successful leader. Mr. Rashid started by asking the participants to come up with one line describing their ideal job, together with why and how they would do it. He […]
Mr. Latif instructed our LLSP class on the theory of change (“TOC”), and how each of us can develop a TOC that is useful for running organizations, as well as for our personal lives. Sometimes, when people ask us why we do things a certain way, we sometimes realize that we do it because […]