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HeartWork Workshop for Middle and High Schoolers | Ustadha Rukayat Yakub

March 12, 2023 @ 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

Join Ustadha Rukayat Yakub for a youth workshop (middle & high schoolers) on addressing anti-Blackness in society. 

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Sunday, March 12 | MCC Prayer Hall | Free; no registration necessary | In-person only, no livestream option

As Muslims, it is our responsibility to contribute to the betterment of society. But to do so, we need to know what our obligations are. In this 90-minute workshop, Ustadha Rukayat will answer to following questions. How do we understand and process anti-Blackness in and around us? What tools from the Seerah and Shama’il can guide us in making personal change and creating kinder spaces within Muslim communities?

This interactive workshop is intended for middle and high schoolers. No children allowed.

More About Ustadha Rukayat:

Rukayat Yakub is an author, educator, trainer, and professional coach. She has expertise in educational theory, curriculum design, pedagogy, race studies, Islamic education, and ethical wealth redistribution. 

She holds a BS in Optical Management and an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Certification in Elementary Education. She also has classical training in Islamic sciences from teachers in Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, the US, and the UK. 

She co-founded the African-American Healing and Ancestral Development Collective (AHAD) and is the founder of Light Legacy Books. Rukayat is an instructor at Ribaat Academic Institute working on an MA in Islamic Education.

She is the author of the award-winning activity book Ahmadu Bamba: Sage of Senegal. In 2020 she expanded Light Legacy Books into the delivery of online children’s classes.

Rukayat embraces the spiritual journey that motherhood provides. So much of the work she does and the materials she has developed stem from conversations with her children and her desire to share her insights with them and with children across the globe.

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