Do you have a passion for increasing civic engagement within the Muslim community? Are you a hardworking and driven individual, interested in politics, and an experienced community organizer within your region? Well, we are looking for YOU!
On June 22, 2019, a sold-out crowd of over 1,000 were joined by 70+ elected officials, media representatives, and personalities such as Toronto Raptors Superfan, Nav Bhatia and CEO of Paramount Foods Mohamad Fakih at the Canadian Muslim Vote (TCMV)Eid Dinner in Toronto, Ontario.
The Canadian-Muslim Vote, a non-profit, non-partisan organization increasing democratic engagement within the Muslim community, held a very well-attended Visit My Mosque Day across Canada on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Several mosques across the country welcomed the public to get to know their Muslim neighbours. Attendees included elected officials such as MP’s, MPP’s, and municipal officials.
Getting educated on party platforms and election issues is tough and time consuming no matter when you do it.
During Ramadhan, we know it's even harder.
So the Canadian Muslim Vote (TCMV) interviewed each of the party leaders, to ask them questions about the provincial issues that you told us were the most important to you, via the pre-election Provincial Issues Survey.
The IMPACT initiative is multi-partisan, grassroots project based in Toronto, whose aim is to educate Canadian Muslim youth in the political process and its vital importance, provide training in how to get involved on-the-ground, and empower them to recruit and lead their own team of volunteers.
The deadline for their fellowship for Canadian Muslim youth between the ages of 16 to 25 who wish to be involved during the Federal Election is Wednesday, July 22nd. You can apply online here.
Muslim Link interviewed the people behind IMPACT to find out more about the fellowship and what they hope to achieve.