Canadian Muslim Community to Hold Youth Conference on March

Ottawa, MINA – The Canadian Muslim Community will hold the largest Conference of Muslim Communities I.LEAD 2019 in the City of Ottawa, in March, with the aim to empower young people in and for religion.

The conference also aims to address the problems faced by young people including the political climate imposed, the ban on headscarves in Quebec, Islamophobia, legalization of marijuana, drug abuse, failed marriages, crime, and wrong media information

The purpose of this conference is to involve, empower and support the young Muslim community to work together and actively participate in building communities that live and maintain Muslim identity in Canada, said AboutIslam quoted by MINA on Wednesday.

The I.LEAD Conference is run by the United Muslim Organization of Ottawa – Gatineau (UMO-OG), which acts as a coordination group for the 12 leading Islamic organizations in the Canadian Capital Territory.

Over the past seven years, the I.LEAD team has focused on the vision to empower young people in the city and united Muslim community.

After planning and brainstorming process, the I.LEAD theme chosen for this year was “The Art of Perseverance”.

With a vision to empower young people, the event organizers are also planning an exciting new event before the actual I.LEAD and that is I.LEADx.

ILEADx is a conference for young people, in the form of competition for the best speakers and the best talents, among children easily and given gifts to the winners. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)