“Motivate or Change: Defining the Role of the Next Generation in Social Activism”
Mr. Farajii Muhammad will speak about the role and work of the Young Leaders for Peace Coalition, where young leaders and student activists are addressing issues of social justice including police brutality and other forms of systematic oppression.
Farajii R. Muhammad serves as the Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore. He is a young nonprofit professional and media personality from Baltimore, Maryland. In 1999, Farajii co-founded (NLLC) New Leadership Learning Center, Inc. with former partner Tamara Muhammad at the ages of 19 and 17 years-old respectively. As president and spokesman for the youth-governed organization, he often worked to develop young leaders, connect youth to resources, and bridge the gap between youth and local government. Farajii has over 15 years of experience working with young people and has centered his many missions and initiatives around one simple concept, re-defining leadership. Farajii can be reached via social media on Facebook and Twitter (@Farajii).