Muslim Voices - Belal Mobarak

“My parents had a system to bring extra bags onto the flight without paying those additional fees.”

Baggage Claim by Belal Mobarak

Photo by Mary Collins

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Muslim Voices

We launched our Muslim Voices Project in 2018 to help build bridges between Muslim and non-Muslim communities through storytelling. 

If you work for an organizations that elevates Muslim voices, we strongly encourage you to apply to our workshop series

Our Partners

The Moth thanks our past and future partners for their support of The Muslim Voices Project. We are always seeking new partners to expand our work and bring the power of storytelling to those in Muslim communities.

  • The Africa Center
  • Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF)
  • Muslim Writers Collective
  • Muslim Women's Organization
  • Muslim Jewish Solidarity Committee  
  • Idaho Office for Refugees
  • Islamic Center at NYU
  • Jannus, Inc
  • Jetpac
  • Performing Arts Mosaic (PAM)
  • Turning Point for Women and Families 

Stories and Tellers

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Youssef Drihmi shares a story he began crafting at a workshop in partnership with the Muslim Writing Collective.

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Participants and instructors from our workshop with Turning Point in 2018.

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Bushra Al-Fusail shares a story she began crafting at a workshop in partnership with the Perform Arts Mosaic

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Participants from our workshop with The Performing Arts Mosaic in 2020.

“I probably shouldn't be surprised anymore, but as an introvert, how comfortable I feel in Moth spaces still amazes me. Grateful for a team that allows us to bring our whole-self to a supportive, non-judgmental space and for the opportunity to share and listen to incredible stories.”
— Tazmin H. Uddin/ Workshop Participant —

Apply Now

The Moth is actively seeking organizations who work with Muslim communities in New York City. If you work for one of those organizations, we strongly encourage you to apply to our workshop series! 

Thank you

The Moth appreciates the generous support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts in leveraging the power of community based organization to help build bridges between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.