The relationships you can create while volunteering are endless. You connect to others through volunteering, and if you do it regularly, you can maintain those valuable social networks into the future.
Volunteering for non-profit organizations can teach you a lot about yourself. It can also help you acquire new skills and improve existing ones.
You make connections with the people you are helping, and you cultivate friendships with other volunteers.
Getting involved within your community allows you to see the impact and change with your own eyes.
August 17, 2020
On June 2nd, 2020, MALA posted a black square on all of the organization’s social media channels to honor Blackout Tuesday and demonstrate solidarity with Black communities in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. One of MALA’s community members took offense to this post and responded by posting a number of articles, tagging MALA […]READ MORE
July 14, 2020
This month, Congressman Andy Kim honored Kalid Loul, MALA Board Member and Chief Operating Officer of Global Geeks for the work he has done to offer resources to first-line workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Congressman Kim thanked Kalid for his efforts in supplying valuable personal protective equipment to first-line workers, and acknowledged the […]READ MORE
June 4, 2020
June 4, 2020 As the Deputy Director and co-founder of the Muslim American Leadership Alliance, and as a Black man living in the United States, I want to express solidarity, on behalf of myself and MALA, with communities of color during this dark and painful time. I would like to first extend my thoughts and […]READ MORE
May 11, 2020
In a brief and illuminating essay, Ahmed Flex Omar, Co-Founder and Deputy Director of MALA, describes his reaction to the recent killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was pursued and killed by two white men while jogging in a Georgia neighborhood. The essay, titled “The Lynching of Ahmaud Arbery,” explores the […]READ MORE
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