Originally Published in About Islam
The third annual convening of the Black Muslim Psychology Conference (BMPC), organized by the Muslim Wellness Foundation, focused on the importance compassionate leadership, community well-being and healing justice. With a new larger venue, the conference hosted double the attendees as last year.
“If this is what Allah intended that I do, I am so grateful that he gave me this mission because there is nothing like seeing your people happy. It is not the kind of happiness that is so optimistic that you are oblivious of challenges. It’s a happiness of gratitude, fulfillment and peace. If I can provide a space and mechanism for people to find peace, even for two days, it is just tremendous.”