MALA Co-Founder, Emil Aldaddah Receives Prestigious Award for Community Leadership

MAY 10, 2019

This week, one of MALA’s Co-Founders, Emil Aldaddah, was presented with the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s award for Outstanding Community Leadership. Emil’s work to advocate for, and construct important resources in Chicago’s Muslim American communities is inpiring, and this award is much-deserved.

The award was presented at the CCA’s annual MOSAIC Gala; other awardees included amazing and hardworking individuals representing a plethora of cultural groups, causes, and identities. MALA is proud to be a member of the Chicago Cultural Alliance; it is an honor to be able to collaborate and learn from such a diverse and expansive network of cultural groups and change-makers.

MALA’s Deputy Director, Ahmed Flex Omar presents Emil Aldaddah with the Outstanding Community Leadership Award at MOSAIC.

To learn more about Emil’s work, journey, and perspective on community, click here.

To learn more about the Chicago Cultural Alliance click here.