SALT Fall Training 2021
Saturday, October 16, 2021
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Bethel Christian Fellowship
1466 Portland Ave
St Paul, MN 55104
SALT’s 2021 Fall Training will equip you to “Invest in Somali Families.” Join us as we learn together from a Somali leader about their culture and how to best love and walk alongside them. We will also have breakout sessions on both homework help for school aged children and teaching English to adults.
*Masks strongly recommended by church*
Main Speaker: Mahmud Kanyare
Mahmud has been Executive Director for ten years for Youth and Family Circle
, a nonprofit founded to positively impact the East African community by providing services to children and families, including summer camps, support groups, and seminars and educational events. An immigrant himself from Somalia, he has a passion for those newer to the States.
Mahmud has spoken at places such as The Basilica of Saint Mary, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Hamline University, and Saint Paul College.
He holds an associate’s degree in Islamic Studies with the Islamic University of Minnesota and pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, and arranging community engagement events.
Mahmud will help our tutors better understand Somali culture and how SALT tutors can support Somali children and families. We will also have breakout sessions on both homework help for school aged children and teaching English to adults.