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Muslims Against Human Trafficking

Advocacy & Social Services:

This Eid Help Us End Slavery! 

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In 2010, 29 Muslim gang members were arrested in Columbus, Ohio for trafficking minor Muslim girls in three states for ten years. Many of their victims were targeted because they had run away from abuse at the hands of their families. There are many gangs like them operating across our country. 
  • Human trafficking is modern day slavery, where a  person is compelled to perform labor and/or commercial sex through the use of fraud, violence, threats, and other type of coercion.
  • Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry worldwide, and that 20.9 million people are living in slavery globally.   (The International Labor Organization)
  • Sex trafficking accounts for 58 percent of all human trafficking cases that are investigated around the world. Women and girls account for 75 percent of trafficking victims.  (United Nations Office of Drugs & Crime)
  • A pimp can make $150,000 - $200,000 per year per child in USA. An average pimps has 4-6 girls (slaves). The slaves include girls from all kinds of backgrounds, ethnicities, races, faith groups, and socio-economic status.  (The United States Justice Department)
That's why, MY Project USA has now launched a new initiative, "Muslims Against Human Trafficking."  Under this initiative, we are working on both prevention and intervention side. We are organizing trainings for various groups of volunteers and community members. We are also working on opening a shelter for the victims and at risk youth. Please join us on Facebook and empower us through your donations. Your support will help us expedite our work and might help in saving several lives and families. 
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Feed the Needy on the Day of Arafat
In Columbus, we are planning to distribute food to about 150 families on the Day of Arafat, Wednesday September 23rd, 2015. We will pass out packed food for a family of five. The food will be delivered in the low-income neighborhoods (mostly Muslim Refugees) on the west side of Columbus.

This is a great way to earn rewards on one of the most blessed day in an Islamic year. Sign up to help or donate money to support the kitchen. 
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MY Eid Goodwill Bazaar

Donate or Shop to Protect & Empower Muslim Youth

MY Project USA is organizing an Eid Goodwill Bazaar to bring cheaper Eid clothes to low-income Muslim Community in Columbus, OH. 

Donated items will be sold at very low prices ($5 – $25) to our Muslim families in Columbus. The profits raised will be used to address gangs, drugs, trafficking and more issues in the neighborhood.

Join MY Eid Goodwill Bazaar

Youth Development & Capacity Building

MY Project USA & United Muslim Foundation Awarded MY Leaders Scholarships 

Fostering Strong Young Muslim Leaders for a Stronger America and a Better World

Thanks to your donations. MY Project USA awarded fourteen MY Leaders Scholarships to individuals/families. All recipients of the  scholarships were selected for their community service, strong character and commitment to MY Project USA's mission.
Our partner, United Muslim Foundation, also pitched in to add another scholarship. Following are the names of the recipients: Omar Ibrahim, Jalaldin Moalin, Abdifatah Muse, Shazia Syeda, Abdkadir Hassan, Mohammad Fanke, Ahmed Farah, Bakar Berete, Hoda Omar, Bintou Fofana, Oumou Fofna, Khadijah Ibrahim, Diallo Family, Khan Family, and Zamir Family.  

With the help of these scholarships, most recipients were able to attend our first MY Leaders Camp. Congratulations to all recipients. May Allah SWT strengthen their skills and grant them with success in this life and in the hereafter. 
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MY Leader Summer Camp
MY Leaders Summer Camp was a huge success, alhamdulillah. The participants have taken upon four new community service initiatives that they hope to launch in coming weeks and months, inshaAllah. 

All participants learned various aspects of leadership and community organization through several hands on exercises, lectures, discussion and several other activities. Special thanks to the Institute of Youth Development and Excellence of Br. Riyad Shamma for their partnership in this camp. 
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Muslim High School Students - Long Term Survey

In Collaboration with the University of Michigan

We are super excited to announce that the MY Project USA has collaborated with the University of Michigan to conduct thorough studies about Muslim high-school students and their families. Our very first survey in this collaboration would be a long term survey of high-school students that are starting 9th or 10th grade this year. This week, we will be conducting the 1st round of those surveys! 

Learn More About Muslim Youth Surveys


We Made History at 52nd Annual ISNA Convention

MY Project USA was blessed to be at the 52nd Annual ISNA Convention in Chicago, September 4 – 7, 2015. This was our very first presence in any convention, and alhamdulillah it was a successful one.

We are very excited to have launched the "Muslims Against Human Trafficking" initiative in this convention. As far as we know, this is the first of its kind initiative internationally.

Along with Sr. Zerqa Abid, our treasurer Rukhsana Ansari and our new board member, Morgen Morrissette, were also present at the booth. Sr. Morgen is also the Chair of the Anti-Human Trafficking, Gangs and Drugs Committee. 

Save the Date:

The First Annual Youth & Family Conference - New Date January 17th & 18th, 2016. 

Renown National & Regional Speakers to Come


Our first Annual Youth & Family Conference will be held in Columbus, OH. In order to give enough time to our awesome youth leaders to grow their new community service initiatives, we have decided to reschedule this conference. The conference will now be held on January 17th and 18th, 2016,

January 18th is the national service day to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. InshaAllah, our youth will showcase their projects on that day and will offer more community service hours in the honor of Dr. King Jr. More details to come soon. Please keep an eye out for more announcements and save the dates on your calendar.  

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