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Young Men Pre-Ramadan Manliness Conference


March 9 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Assalamu Alaikum. The response from Tri-Valley parents of teen boys regarding this new initiative has been overwhelming. *We are positively full for in-person attendance.* The waitlist is open for in-person attendance. Otherwise, the live-stream option is still open: https://mcceastbay.org/kickstart

For young men ages 13-19! Join your fellow brothers for an inaugural conference to kick start the first of many regular programs on the art of manliness in the Islamic tradition. We’ll discuss chivalry, cars, Ramadan, and practice prophetic grappling.

Futuwwa (Arabic: فتوة, “young-manliness”) is a conception of adolescent moral behavior around which myriad institutions of Medieval confraternity developed. With characteristics similar to chivalry and virtue, these communal associations of Arab men gained significant influence as stable social units that exerted religious, military, and political influence in much of the Islamic world.

Saturday, March 9 | 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. | MCC Conference Room | $20/person; men ages 13-19 only | Space limited to 130 young men (once full only live stream option open) | Register at mcceastbay.org/kickstart

Snacks and light refreshments are provided. 

A joint effort of Walnut Creek Islamic CenterSan Ramon Valley Islamic Center, and Muslim Community Center East Bay.

MCC has a standing policy that financial need should never hold a person back from attending any activity held in the community center. To request a financial waiver, please complete our financial waiver request: HTTP://mcceastbay.org/scholarship

-1:00 – 1:30: Arrival & Registration
-1:30 – 2:00: What is Futuwwa? – Imam Bilal ibn Yusuf
-2:00 – 2:50. Parallel Workshop 1:

  • Group 1: What Every Young Man Should Know About How Cars Work
  • Group 2: Prophetic Grappling + Jiu Jitsu Workshop

-2:50 – 3:15: Networking Break & Snacks
-3:20- 3:40: Your Best Ramadan Yet – Imam Hassan
-3:40 – 4:40 Parallel Workshop 2

  • Group 2: What Every Young Man Should Know About How Cars Work
  • Group 1: Prophetic Grappling + Jiu Jitsu Workshop

-4:45 Asr
-5:00 Closing Du’a

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org

(925) 485-1786

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