Parents/Children Workshops With Noor Kids
December 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Noor Kids from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 16, for interactive sessions on how parents can build a strong home, followed by a separate session for children on how to stand up to bullying.
Noor Kids is a Harvard-supported educational services organization that seeks to build confidence in the identity of young Muslims. Since their launch, their work has been welcomed into over 250,000 homes across 25 countries.
- 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Parent Workshop: Building a Strong Home: Practical & Proven Strategies for Parents of Young Muslims
The single most crucial variable in a child’s development is their relationship with mom and dad. What are practical and proven ways that parents can build a strong home?
In this 60-minute lecture, Noor Kids shares strategies supported by Islamic tradition and recent educational research.
- 8:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Children Workshop – Standing Up to Bullying (Ages 4+):
In this storytelling event, Amin recalls the hurt caused by bullies and provides children with a three-step approach to end bullying.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Friday, December 16 | MCC Conference Room & Prayer Hall | No RSVP needed | Join in person or watch online at mcceastbay.org/live
Free babysitting is provided.
About the Presenter:
Amin G. Aaser
Amin G. Aaser is a leader in Muslim children’s education, advocacy, and development.
Amin is the founder and Executive Director of Noor Kids, a Harvard-supported educational services organization that seeks to build confidence in the religious identity of young Muslims. Noor Kids publishes one of the world’s fastest-growing Islamic children’s book series, with titles in over 250,000 homes across 25 countries.
Amin is an expert on identity, bullying, education, and publishing among Muslim children in America. He has been featured on NPR, BBC, and The Huffington Post, among other media outlets. Since 2016, Amin has been invited to over 300 communities across North America to help counter challenges faced by Muslim children and youth.
Amin is also a “Master Storyteller,” developing his expertise in storytelling under the tutelage of Arina Isaacson, an internationally recognized and award-winning theater actress. Amin taught Storytelling at UC Berkeley.
Amin began his career in business management, working for Fortune 500 companies such as 3M, Target Corporation, and General Mills. He gained his Master’s Degree at UC Berkeley, where he focused on faith-based social enterprises. He graduated magna cum laude with distinction from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
He lives with his wife and daughter in Minneapolis, Minnesota.