Understanding Islam Academy presents the monthly
Community Development Program (CDP)
A must-attend for anyone concerned about the community or interested in volunteering for community projects and organizations!
5280 Maingate Dr.
Mississauga, ON L4W 1G5
(East of Eglinton & Tomken)
Discussion Points: In this two-part series of brief presentations, we will explore the power of Motivation: What motivates us to take action; why people commit to a a cause; myths about motivation; how can you, as a leader, inspire people to work with you; what de-motivates your volunteers and supporters? Little things you can do to keep everyone energized and focused.
11:40 am- "Community Conversations" Session: ?
Presenter: Panel Discussion with Imam Dr. Hamid Slimi (Imam, Sayeda Khadija Centre & Chairman, Canadian Council of Imams) & Hussein Hamdani (Freelance Writer & Lawyer)
1:20 pm- Duhur Prayer
CDP is a series of workshops to help volunteers, activists, and leaders in the Muslim community develop themselves spiritually and organizationally to be effective agents of social change.
Objectives of CDP are to:
Enhance our organizational and soft skills necessary for our roles
Help us network with each other and share best practices of volunteerism and leadership
Develop a deeper understanding of our vision and objectives (as an organization and community at large)
Create a dialogue and discuss tough questions and challenges facing our community and the human family; devise possible solutions with the help of professionals and qualified scholars in the community
Instil a spirit of team work, excellence (Ihsan), and devotion for the pleasure of Allah, required for our work