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"Secure the Future"
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Saturday, June 14, 2014 6:00 PM

A One-Day Conference about Youth Matters within our Community. The main objective of this event is to not only to bring awareness, but to also help Muslim parents, youth, and teachers understand child abuse, parenting in intercultural American, foster care, and how to build a safe community. We have a great group of speakers lined up for this event, including Riyad Shamma. We will also be having speakers from the Franklin County Children's Services (FCCS) and from the Buckeye Ranch Foster Care Agency.

Leading our dissertations are as follows:

10:00 a.m.Registration & WelcomeProject Sakinah Columbus Team
10:20 a.m.Building a Safe Community for our YouthDr. Malika Haque,
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Parenting in Intercultural AmericaKashif Khan,
Culturewerks, LLC.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Child Abuse: Legal & Cultural IssuesIgnacio Delgado,
Franklin County Children Services
Aliah Azmeh, Project Sakinah
Dhur Prayer & Lunch Break
2:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.Foster Care to Prostitution Pipeline:  How We Can Help Ann Woodward,
Buckeye Ranch Foster Care Agency
Zerqa Abid, Project Sakinah
3:50 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.Youth Mentoring Program in ColumbusRiyad Shamma,
The Institute of Youth Development & Excellence.
5:20 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Youth Matters because the Youth MatterNima Dahir, Youth Activist
Chief Douglas Francis, Hilliard Police Division
Zerqa Abid, Project Sakinah

Additional Information:

Age: 16 & Up Only

Cost: FREE for Pre-Registered Participants.
           $20 per person for On-Site Registration.

Pre-Registration: Deadline 5 p.m., June 13, 2014. Click Here to Register Now.

Babysitting: $5 per child.
                        Pre-registered children only.

Food: Refreshments will be provided.
            Lunch will be available to buy.

Location: 5001 Wilcox Rd.,
                  Dublin, OH 43026


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