#MuslimAnd Queer, Young, & Speaking Up: Exploring the Intersections of Islam & LGBTQ Communities
The Muslim Youth Leadership Council (MyLC) is a group young Muslims working to promote LGBTQ rights, racial justice, and sexual and reproductive health and rights for all Muslims. This session will unpack the intersections of Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia, and the ways that MyLC and other queer Muslims are pushing back!
Not Being Alone In Loneliness: Understanding Millennial Loneliness through Faith & Community
Millennials are called the loneliest generation and in cities like DC, it can be really hard to make friends and be in community with others in meaningful ways. We’re doing to discuss this phenomenon and see how we can glean wisdom about companionship and friendships from our faith traditions and how we need to think more expansively about how we gather when young people don’t look to traditional religious institutions for community or relationships anymore.
How to Talk Climate: Using data and our faith traditions to become climate communicators
Come learn data-driven tips for how to communicate the urgency of our climate crisis through a faith lens. We’ll focus on learning from each other about the rich lessons that different faith traditions have to offer. By the time we’re done, you’ll be a confident faithful climate communicator!