2023 Muslim Youth Conference

At Emerald Project, we believe that meaningful change starts with a conversation.

Emerald Project connects, prepares, and inspires young people to transform, as their self-actualization is the key to liberty and justice for all.

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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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  • STEM Rooted in Culture Educator Workshops

    Dates: Under Pressure – February 3rd, 2024 It’s Electric! – February 24th, 2024 Time: 10:30am-2:00pm Location: Natural History Museum of Utah 301 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, UT 84108 About: Under Pressure Join Emerald Project to hear perspectives from a diverse group of hijabi women. Enjoy the opportunity to askquestions and have conversations with community experts on […]

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  • Ties That Bind: A Compassionate Gathering for Palestine

    Date: December 8th, 2023 Time: 6PM – 8PM MDT Location: Eclair French Pastry 7948 South 1300 East Sandy, UT 84094 About: Join us for an evening of compassion and solidarity as we extend support to our Palestinian community. This event is open to everyone – Muslims, non-Muslims, and families. We’ll engage in meaningful activities such as hearing stories, […]

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  • 9/11 Aftermath

    Date: September 13th, 2023 Time: 6PM – 8PM MDT Location: Sorenson Unity Center – Black Box Theatre Room 1383 South 900 West Salt Lake City, UT 84104 About: Please join us this September 13th for a nuanced discussion regarding the aftermath of 9/11. We will be hosting a diverse panel of individuals to share their experience, from observing […]

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  • Community Picnic Potluck: Emerald Week

    Date: May 15, 2023 Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Liberty Park Rice Pavilion On the corner of 900 S. & 700 E. About It’s Emerald Week! Please join us in having a community potluck to celebrate this special week ahead. What better way to kick off Emerald week than to have a community picnic potluck? […]

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