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.
The Muslim American Leadership Alliance (MALA) presents the screening of the Cave, in partnership with the National Geographic, Picture Motion, and Osmosis. The Cave is a documentary film about “the story of humanitarian Dr. Amani Ballour and how she risks her life to provide medical support for the residents of a Syrian city under attack. […]READ MORE
The winner of the People’s Choice Award for Documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival, and shortlisted for a 2020 Oscar, THE CAVE is the story of humanitarian Dr. Amani Ballour and how she risks her life to provide medical support for the residents of a Syrian city under attack. Directed by Oscar nominee Feras […]READ MORE
Join MALA and Karam Foundation for a screening of the Oscar nominated film, The Cave: Hope Shines in the Darkest Places. The program be held Feb 4,2020 at WeWork Kinzie (20 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL, 60654) from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The winner of the People’s Choice Award for Documentary at the Toronto International […]READ MORE
Join the Muslim American Leadership Alliance (MALA) and Idealist for a dynamic discussion on how personal stories impact career trajectories. The event will take place at 389 5th Ave 9th floor, New York, NY 10016, on the upcoming Idealist Day, Feb 2, 2020, between 11:00 am, and 01:00 pm. Whether you’re in the midst of […]READ MORE
November 13, 2019
On November 7th, MALA convened over 150 community builders, influencers, and philanthropists at the Chicago History Museum to celebrate MALA’s progress and reflect on the importance of leadership, cultural exchange, and mentorship. The keynote address at the Gala was delivered by Chicago native and 6-time grammy winning poet and lyricist Malik Yusef. Malik spoke about […]READ MORE
October 29, 2019
On October 15, 2019, MALA launched the first in a series of panels focusing on Muslims in Tech in Washington DC. The event co-sponsored by Facebook, and held at Facebook’s beautiful D.C. headquarters. The panel focused on the personal experience and stories of Muslims in the tech industry. Panelists included: Ahmed Flex Omar, Deputy Director […]READ MORE
October 29, 2019
As our 4th Annual Gala fast approaches, we are honored to announce that MALA has received formal endorsements from some of Illinois’ top decision-makers and leaders in the civic arena. MALA’s gala has recieved endorsements and commendations from IL Governor J.B. Pritzker, IL Senator Tammy Duckworth, and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. We are honored […]READ MORE
September 25, 2019
September 19, 2019 On the sidelines of the 74th UNGA, MALA, There Is No Limit Foundation, and Kota Alliance hosted a panel event at the Center for Social Innovation. This event discussed and concentrated on strategies for the global eradication of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). The panel also highlighted the commitment made worldwide to end […]READ MORE
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