Ibn `Abaas narrated: "The Prophet (S) was the most charitable amongst
the people, and he used to be more so in the month of Ramadan when
Jibreel used to meet him on every night of Ramadan till the end of the
month…" (Sahih Bukhari)
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Islamic Circle of North America is a leading grass roots organization
which seeks to obtain the pleasure of Allah (SWT) through working for
the establishment of Islam in all spheres of life. ICNA has many
projects, programs, and activities which are designed to help in the
process of molding the individual and reforming society at large.
Outreach (Dawah) Activities
The 877-Why Islam Project
Why Islam has initiated many projects and activities to help present
a clear view of Islam. The 1-877-WHY-ISLAM toll free hotline was
established to help those who are seeking answers to questions about
Islam. Up to 8 Simultaneous associates volunteer at the call center.
Other projects include advertising Why Islam billboards on public
highways, organizing community booths at malls, and the launching of ad
campaigns on the radio.
ICNA Annual Convention
Every year thousands of Muslims attend our Annual convention along
with their families. Relevant themes are expounded upon by the most
knowledgeable of Islamic Scholars. A wide array of vibrant parallel
activities and programs are held. These activities include a dynamic
youth conference, a Muslim children’s conference, sisters only sessions,
plus sessions in various languages. A lively Bazaar nicely
compliments the other segments of the convention. For one weekend a
major U.S. city transforms into a Muslim metropolis.
Young Muslims (Brothers)
Young Muslims is a pioneering national youth organization that has
been on the youth scene since the early 90’s. We have established a well
organized network of local youth groups which we call NeighborNets
(which means network of neighbors) across the nation. Each NeighborNet
is a dynamic youth group which attempts to build a solid understanding
of the principles of Islam amongst its members by helping them put these
principles into practice. By providing the youth with an Islamic
atmosphere where they can form bonds of brotherhood/sisterhood with
their peers, they become comfortable with Islam and its teachings. We
stress the importance of knowing, understanding, and fulfilling our
individual and collective obligations as Muslims.
Young Muslims (Sisters)
Young Muslims Sisters is an organization dedicated to addressing the
vital Roles the Muslim youth need to play in North America. With
different programs attuned to the youths' critical stage in life, we
seek to address real-life problems and give the support needed to live
our lives as dedicated Muslim youth. We accomplish this noble goal
through activities catered to a youth's frame of mind. Weekly gatherings
of study circles called NeighborNets are an essential part of YM. Our
other activities include Sister chill sessions, Fehmul-Quran classes,
seminars, Project Ummah, National Volunteering Day, local summer
retreats, sporting events, Dawah camps, annual intensive training
programs, Qiyam-ul-Layl programs, Eid parties and more.
ICNA Sisters Wing
The ICNA Sisters Wing is a division of ICNA which strives to provide
Islamic education and training to women of all backgrounds. Some of ICNA
Sisters projects are Noor Magazine, Online classes, Institute of Islamic
Sciences, and Muslim Children of North America .
ICNA Relief USA Programs
ICNA Relief is strengthening the bond of humanity by serving all those
in need with a special focus on our own
neighborhoods in America. Some of ICNA Relief’s divisions include:
United Muslim Movement Against Homelessness, Muslim Family Services,
Muslim Women’s Help Network and the 911 response program.
ICNA Relief has an excellent track record from its efforts on the ground
in response to major international and national disasters such as the
Asian Tsunami, Pakistan Earthquake, and Hurricane Katrina.
The Message Magazine:
The Message is ICNA's monthly news magazine. Month after month, it has
delivered stories and articles that keep Muslims informed about the
contemporary world. This information helps us to become better conveyers
of the message of Islam. The Message magazine is published separately in
US and Canada.
Islamic Learning Foundation
The main objective for ILF is enriching the lives of Muslims in
general and Muslim Youth in particular by educating their minds and
affecting their hearts with sound knowledge of Islamic Shariah thus
deepening their awareness of Islam as a universal and eternal way of
living for mankind and providing a new caliber of Muslim leaders.
Muslim Children of North America
A special project of the ICNA Sisters Wing which focuses on children
ages 5-12. MCNA arranges speech competitions, weekly Islamic classes,
and a special program which is held parallel to the ICNA Annual
convention. MCNA is serving as a means of educating young children while
engaging them in a fun environment.
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Islamic Circle of North America
166-26 89 Ave Jamaica NY 11432
phone: (718) 658-1199
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