Oct 28 | 5PM CT
Oct 30 | 3PM CT

Overcoming Roadblocks Summit

Oct 28 | 5PM CT – Oct 30 | 3PM CT


Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City

7640 Northwest Tiffany Springs Parkway Kansas City, Missouri 64153

Join us for a one-of-kind conference of Tarbiya, PACE, youth leaders and activists.

This year’s Tarbiya, PACE and Youth annual meetings will be combined into one summit under the theme Overcoming Roadblocks: Becoming Agents of Change in Today’s World. 

Join us for a one-of-kind conference of Tarbiya, PACE, and youth leaders and activists from Oct. 28th – 30th in Kansas City, MO. This is unlike any training MAS has offered in the past. It is a meeting of the minds to work together across generations and disciplines as we overcome roadblocks we face in Islamic work to truly become agents of change in our communities.

You can look forward to in-depth tracks, cross-departmental collaborative workshops, and incredible networking opportunities to gain maximum benefit from the expertise of peers and MAS leaders.

The summit will start Friday at 5PM and end Sunday at 3PM Central. Jumuah prayers will be available to those who arrive early Friday.

Roadblocks Summit


Sessions to look forward to:

Mentoring and Mental Health, Dissecting the Adult Usra Curriculum, Unveiling the Youth Tarbiya Curriculum, Usra beyond the Usra, The Usra Clinic Expert Panel Discussion



Sessions to look forward to:

Intro to Organizing, Conducting 1:1s, Legislative Advocacy, Campaigning for an Issue, Power Mapping



Sessions to look forward to:

Burnout and How To Take Care of Your Mental Health, Relational Community Organizing, Directors’ Open Forum, and more!

Deadline Single Double Triple Quad Local
Early Bird 9/22 $275 $250 $200 $175 $100
Regular 10/6 $300 $275 $225 $200 $115
Late 10/20 $325 $300 $250 $225 $130*

* Local registration has no late deadline and does not include hotel stay or breakfast.
Rooms are on a first come first serve basis

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which airport do we fly to?

Airport Code: KCI (aka MCI) Kansas City International Airport. You can use the airport shuttle to go to and from the hotel, which operates 3:30 AM- 11 PM

Who can we contact for questions and concerns?

Please contact [email protected] for any further questions

I’d like to register myself and bring my family along with me, which includes my kids and my spouse. What room do I book?

You have an option to book a private room for 4 persons in one family. Booking a private room will cover expenses for registration and meals for each person. Keep in mind that attendees must be 16 or older. This is a formal training event and we will not be able to provide childcare.

Will there be childcare?


Is this summit open to the general public?

While we are holding this summit for our MAS members, it is also open to all activists, Islamic workers and personnel who work with the Muslim community

If my spouse and I are attending, do we register for the double? If we are bringing kids do we go for quad and double?

You may book the double, triple, or family package (for 4) on one transaction. Simply indicate how many persons are attending in order to be placed in the same room. Note that the minimum age for this conference is 16 years old as there is no childcare available.

Is Friday a light day, would it be acceptable to skip it?

As this is a short conference, every part of the schedule is crucial to programming. We ask that you plan to attend the summit in its entirety, starting Friday 5 PM.