A Fortnightly Newsletter
May 15, 2014 
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NASIMCO's 5th Annual Youth Leadership Retreat is part of NASIMCO's Capacity Building Program, which aims to unlock the potential of participants to serve the community and humanity. The theme of this year's retreat is "Thinking Outside the Box: Making Your Voice Count".


This retreat looks to inspire the individual to reach their potential that is within them. Unlock the chains that hold us back from growing as individuals. Gain the tools to challenge your heart and mind. Learn how to navigate through the community and society to become proactive leaders. Most importantly, build your youth network and make lifetime connections. The retreat will include empowering workshops, group activities, group projects, inclusive discussions, outdoor activities,

 sports and more!

The intended participants are youth
 ages 18 to 25. It will take place during the Labour Day weekend from August 29 to September 1, 2014 at the Copperdome Lodge in breathtaking Pemberton Valley, British Columbia. The fee for the retreat is $200 per participant, and includes food, lodging, and ground transportation from Vancouver to Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada.
To register, click here.

As-Sadiq Islamic School is pleased to invite all members of the community to participate in its 20th Anniversary Celebration.


1. Charity Walk - May 31st, 2014 - *8:30 am - To Register for the walk click here.


2. Carnival Day - May 31st, 2014 - *11:00 am - 6:00 pm




3. Celebration Dinner - September 27th, 2014 - 6:00 pm (more information coming soon)


For more information, visit

The Academy of Husseini Islamic Center of Orlando in collaboration with Al ilm Consultancy hosted a one-day workshop on self-development facilitated by Sayyid Ali Naqvi of Birmingham, UK. Their objective of the workshop was to try and understand one's self after reflecting and discussing with peers, to understand the difficulties in making judgment of others as well as to understand the principals of adults learning and its application.


Their workshop was divided between the youths and the adults. The program included role-play, workshops, group activities, presentations and individual exercises. The organizers had the opportunity to interact with all the participants during various sessions.