Sat, Jan 07|
Noor Kids Event with Amin Aaser
Workshops for both kids and parents!
Time & Location
Jan 07, 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Cherry Hill, 5 Esterbrook Ln, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, USA
About the Event
Little Nujooms is proud to invite you to join Noor Kids founder Amin Aaser for two workshops, one for kids and one for parents.
The kids' workshop is entitled, The Superheros that Changed My Life.
This workshop is approximately 60 minutes and is great for kids 9 years old and above.
Through a mix of storytelling and reflection, Amin brings historical figures such as our Prophet, his family, and his companions to life.
The parents' workshop is entitled, Building a Strong Home: Practical & Proven Strategies for Parents of Young Muslims
This workshop is approximately 60 minutes and is open to the entire community.
In this presentation, Noor Kids shares strategies supported by Islamic tradition and recent educational research that highlight the connection between a child's development and their relationship with their mom and dad.
Who is Amin Aaser?
Amin G. Aaser is a leader in Muslim children’s education, advocacy, and development.
Amin is the founder and Executive Director of Noor Kids, a Harvard-supported educational services organization that seeks to build confidence in the religious identity of young Muslims. Noor Kids publishes one of the world’s fastest-growing Islamic children’s book series with titles in over 250,000 homes across 25 countries.
Amin is an expert on identity, bullying, education, and publishing among Muslim children in America. He has been featured on NPR, BBC, and The Huffington Post, among a host of other media outlets. Since 2016, Amin has been invited to over 300 communities across North America to help counter challenges faced by Muslim children and youth.
Amin is also a “Master Storyteller,” developing his expertise in storytelling under the tutelage of Arina Isaacson, an internationally recognized, and award-winning, theater actress. Amin taught Storytelling at UC Berkeley.
Amin began his career in business management, working for Fortune 500 companies such as 3M, Target Corporation, and General Mills. He gained his Master’s Degree at UC Berkeley where he focused on faith-based social enterprises. He graduated magna cum laude with distinction from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
He lives with his wife and daughter in Minneapolis, Minnesota.