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ICLI Initiative 6

Intra-Faith Committee at ICLI

Better and Closer Interaction Within the Muslim Community

Vision:

Develop and sustain a united Muslim community in Metropolitan New York and beyond by understanding and build bridges between the different sects within the American Muslim community.

Mission:

Engage Muslims of the various sects in Islam by promoting the common values taught in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and bringing about close interactions among Muslims.

Goals:

1. Identify the various sects, geographic and ethnic groups (Shia, Nation of Islam/Black Muslims, Hispanic Muslim Community, Sufism, Ismaelis/Agha Khan, Ahmadis, etc.)
2. Identify the unique strengths and needs of these groups
3. Establish and share resources to strengthen these ties by breaking stereotyping and build better understanding
4. Create one voice i.e. of the American Muslim in exposing and resolving issues for the better

Strategies:

1. Identify the leadership in these groups
2. Participate and invite participation in each others programs
3. Share and create resources to provide support where needed

Contact ICLI for more information

516-333-3495

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Quran Verse

Quran Verse of the day:
For Muslim men and women,- for believing men and women, for devout men and women, for true men and women, for men and women who are patient and constant, for men and women who humble themselves, for men and women who give in charity, for men and women who fast, for men and women who guard their chastity, and for men and women who engage much in Allah´s remembrance,- for them has Allah prepared forgiveness and great reward. 33:35