Rows of Juniper trees line the garden area and look more orange than green. Fair enough, it is the peak of the fall season. With vending machines carrying his favourite soda, a tennis court with lush green flooring, cafeterias with all the right snacks, and rich brown staircases going up the 12-storey building, Ahmed -... Continue Reading →
Review: First Ever YC Book Club!
Aymun Sajid The Book Club is the first ever regular YC event I attended. I’m the stereotypical introverted artist-writer kind of person who’d rather read or draw than share common space with other humans. I’d just taken a gap year after 12th grade to try and figure out what my complicated self should do next.... Continue Reading →
WOC2019: Interview with Brother Nadeem Ashraf
Brother Nadeem is a mentor, trainer, and an English teacher in the UK. He is one of the official speakers of Youth Club’s Winds of Change Tour 2019 and has been a constant support in YC’s Da'wah mission. He has studied politics at TVU, London and gained an English teaching certificate from the Cambridge University... Continue Reading →
3 Lessons from YC’s LOST workshop
By Minahil Hasan. LOST. When I saw the ad for the first time, the title caught my eye. But I wasn’t sure which way Speaker Raja Zia Ul Haq (CEO, Youth Club) would take this topic. Would it just be an admonishing sermon, or would it be so dry to warrant a speedy exit from... Continue Reading →
iWoman – Event Feedback
Many young Muslim women feel conflicted balancing the mainstream feminist narrative with their Islamic rights and responsibilities. Youth Club recently conducted a talk on the role of women in Islam to empower Muslim women to feel confident about themselves in all settings due to the prestige our religion has given us. This incredibly relevant and... Continue Reading →
The Winds of Change…redefined.
by Raja Zia ul Haq It doesn’t take much to figure out that our ummah in general, and our country in particular, is going through a state of crisis. Whether it is corruption, or insecurity, or instability, or a shortage of energy and power, or immorality, or indecency; seems like it’s all happening – an... Continue Reading →
COLOR ME HAPPY
By Ayesha Nasrullah Do you sometimes feel like you're living the most miserable life in the world because you lack in that one thing all your friends have? Or maybe you're the most disliked kid in school and not that oh-so-bright student; your parents don't buy you fancy gadgets each month; don't get to eat... Continue Reading →
The Age of Fitnah- The Workshop
By Sara Ahmed On one side, a racetrack, on the other a swimming pool, and in a sunlit hall between them on a Sunday afternoon: the Age of Fitnah workshop. As the Youth Club team added the final touches to the decor and dawah stalls, people gradually started to file in and were entertained by... Continue Reading →
To Be Sinless, Or To Sin Less
By Zaynub Zafar Attitude 1: " Oh no! I’ve done it yet again. And after all those promises to Allah- there’s no point trying to stop.!..." Attitude 2: "It's OK, no big deal really. I mean sure, it's bad, but it's a minor sin. Besides, everyone does it. I will repent later. Can't be that... Continue Reading →
Are You Ready to Become #Sinless
Failure… The word echoes around inside your head. You’re a failure. You’ve fallen back into sin... You gave into temptation. How will you face Allah now? Might as well just give everything else up too, starting with your beard (or your hijab). No point looking like a Muslim and deceiving people into thinking that you’re... Continue Reading →
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