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At Emerald Project, we believe that meaningful change starts with a conversation. We design trainings, public discourse, and dialogue to promote the accurate understanding of Islam.

The Emerald Project seeks to combat the misrepresentation of Islam.

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At a time when Muslims continue to face discrimination, Islamophobia and bigotry, Emerald Project pushes back, helping to fight hurtful misrepresentations of our diverse faith group. The organization’s tireless work is challenging these prejudices and will help ensure a better future for generations of Muslims. As a Muslim-American and defender of equality for all, I am honored to support the Emerald Project.

Congressman Andre Carson, Rep. Indiana’s 7th District

I’ve so enjoyed getting to know the amazing team at the Emerald Project. The energy and perspective these young people bring to their work is inspiring and needed as the Muslim population in Salt Lake City continues to grow.


Erin Mendenhall, Salt Lake City Mayor

Emerald Project is making a good impact. They are a young professional team who fill the gap between Muslims and non Muslims and introduce our beautiful religion of Islam in a good way. Thank you so much for having you here in UT and we will support you.

Imaam Yusuf Abdi, Islamic Community Leader

The work done by Emerald Project is far reaching and impactful. I’ve watched conversations from our events go back into homes, schools, offices, and mosques. Emerald’s impact carries back into the community. This is what makes Emerald unique and a positive force in Salt Lake.

Ermina Mustafic, Director of Sponsorship & Outreach Emerald Project

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  • Salt Lake City Mayoral Iftar

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  • Muslim Basket Ball Tournament | Emerald Week

    Date: May 22, 2022 Time: 2-6 pm Location : Student Center, University of Utah About: Welcome to Emerald Week! A week full of exciting programming and events that advance Emerald Projects 5 goals. Emerald is excited to end Emerald week with an exciting event, our first ever Muslim Basketball Tournament! Our flagship event is powerful opportunity to […]

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  • 2nd Annual Multicultural Iftar | Medina Masjid

    This month happens to be the Holy month of Ramadan billions of Muslims are observing around the world. Our local Salt Lake Community is no exception. Emerald Project is proud to announce our 2nd Annual Multicultural Potluck Iftar! This year we are highlighting Medina Masjid located in Rose Park, Utah. This event is to celebrate our diverse Muslim community and encourage breaking fast with Muslims across the valley.

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  • Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs | Ramadan Community Conversation

    Please join our local Muslim leaders on Wednesday, April 27th at 6 PM for a community conversation on the cultural and religious significance of Ramadan . This holy period is rooted in centuries of traditions with unique cultural nuances stemming from the diversity within Islam. As a time for fasting and reflection, our esteemed community members are sharing their personal journeys in honoring and celebrating their community. This conversation is a part of the “Mosaic Narratives” Webinar Series.

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