New Series of Workshops at the Muslim Community Center

Assalamu Alaykum Brothers and Sisters, The Muslim Community Center Seniors’ Program is pleased to announce the first in a series of educational workshops and lectures in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association...

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Kareem Mursi Fund

Kareem Mursu fund is a pool of funds donated by ILIA donors, students, friends and family of our late brother Kareem Mursi. The fund was opened to honor all youth who are righteous and obedient to their parents. The fund serve...

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Second Leadership Center Open House

Br. Alawi Masud one of ILIA's interns received a token of appreciation after explaining the new ILIA logo he designed in the fall of 2013. The logo brings together the heritage of Islam with the progressive nature of research and scholarship.

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ILIA Interns Raise Over $1000 in one Week

The Spring quarter of 2015 witnessed the first time ever ILIA conducts an elementary school internship for grades 4-5. Two students joined the program which focussed on outreach. Students learned and practiced skills from...

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Second ILIA Open House

Join us for a short open house of the future ILIA leadership development center

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Impact: Preteen Night

Alhamedellah ILIA hosted a preteen night for over 70 youth ages 9-11. The youth engaged in various activities ranging from team building, to science experiments, reading, writing, nasheed and poetry, arts for children with...

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Our Prayers to the Families

The significance of education and learnig in Islam is so high. The very first words revealed in the Quran to mankind by Angel Jabriel to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon them) was "Recite in the name of your Lord". It is a command and a call not only to Muhammad, (pbuh) but to all humanity.

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Middle School Sisters First to Visit New Center

Alhamedellah, a group of ILIA middle school students urged to visit the new center on a brisk Sunday afternoon as they walked out from the Sunday School at their local masjid. The youngsters wanted to check the place out and see...

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Dozens of Teens Visit ILIA’s Table at Teen Opportunity Fair

2014 is the second year ILIA participate in the fair and ILIA was recognized by a number of other non-profit

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ILIA’s Green Sprouts Featured Out of 200 Gardens in Baltimore

Two years ago, the Green Sprouts Community Garden was just another vacant lot in West Baltimore. “It had been left alone for a long time and there was a lot of trash and rodents,” says Talaat Shehata, a volunteer with the Islamic Leadership Institute of America (ILIA), which oversees the garden.

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ILIA Trains Youth Essay Competitors on Conflict Resolution

It was a brisk fall day on Nov 22nd when two dozen students walked into the Islamic Society of Washington Area for an interactive conflict resolution training session offered by ILIA’s Chairman Ayman Nassar. Students were...

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Impact: ILIA Human Rights Class Students Featured in Washington Report

The outdoor class also involved visits to the Amrican Indian Museum and discussions by ILIA's leadership team members Ayman Nassar and Ibrahim El-Araby.

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