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Allow Muslims to Pray at Work In August of 2020 Emerald Project launched the #LetUsPray campaign. #LetUsPray is an initiative to make it easier for Salt Lake Muslims to pray in the workplace. Emerald is partnering with employers and businesses across Salt Lake Valley to obtain the commitment to grant Muslim employees the option to […]

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  • Muslim Businesses Project

    Support local Muslim-owned Businesses! In September of 2020, Emerald Project launched the Muslim Owned Business Highlights Project. We are highlighting Muslim businesses that contribute to Salt Lake Valley’s community, culture, and economy. Not only do we want to bring attention to our local Muslim Businesses, but we want to re-instill a sense of pride among […]

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  • #LetUsPray

    Allow Muslims to Pray at Work In August of 2020 Emerald Project launched the #LetUsPray campaign. #LetUsPray is an initiative to make it easier for Salt Lake Muslims to pray in the workplace. Emerald is partnering with employers and businesses across Salt Lake Valley to obtain the commitment to grant Muslim employees the option to […]

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  • Emerald Gives Back

    #EmeraldGivesBack We are proud to call Salt Lake Valley our home, and we want to give back to the community we live in. Not only that, but because we believe it is our duty as Muslims to help our neighbors. A hadith tells us that  “None of you believes until he loves for his brother […]

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  • Muslim Youth Conference

    ATTENTION: Due to risks associated with COVID-19, we will be delaying our conference. Our conference will no longer be held on April 17th. We are working with our venue at the University of Utah to identify a new date and will reach out as soon as we have one. In the meantime, follow us on Instagram @emeraldprojectslc and on Facebook for updates. Thank […]

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  • 2020 Census

    The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in the United States and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The census provides critical data that […]

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  • Preach: Finding Your Faith Mid Flight

    Plenty of people fall away from the faith they were raised in (either for a little while or permanently) when they head off to college. But Satin Tashnizi did the opposite. In fact, she converted to Islam while flying over the Grand Canyon with a friend. And her journey to that moment was a long and complicated one.

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  • Ummah Exhibit: Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) and Emerald Project present a new ACME Lab exhibition, Ummah, a collaborative and community-focused installation dedicated to celebrating Utah’s Muslim community and educating the public about the Islamic way of life. Ummah, the Arabic word for community, refers to a collective of Islamic peoples transcending the boundaries of […]

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  • Tedx: Here’s How We Can Defeat Terrorism

    Executive Director Satin Tashnizi delivers a Tedx titled: How We Can Defeat Terrorism at Marmalade Library. Islam is not Terrorism. The ideology that fuels terrorism is not Islam. -Satin Tashnizi, Tedx: How We Can Defeat Terrorism Terrorist organizations have attempted to use Islam to legitimize their cause. Understanding the power of legitimacy and the contradictions […]

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