Books Behind Bars – Fall 2014

  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Update your profile | Find us on Facebook | Forward to a friend السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Books Behind Bars for 200 Students   The books have arrived, but the money is still on the way. We know you want to...

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Four Investment Opportunities

Choose one of these four ILIA initiatives and help us continue serve our community, we can't grow without resources and we can't continue without investing.

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ILIA iBusiness Fellowship

The ILIA iBusiness Fellowship, a unique, intensive 2-year fellowship for students enrolled in a business school undergraduate program provides a great opportunity for the introduction to internet age business.

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Take a 15 Sec Survey

Invest 15 seconds of your precious time to help build a legacy for tommorow. We have 2 questions that we need your input to help ILIA strategize more effectively. It's part of our continuous process improvement.

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High School Students and Parents Survey

One of our students is working on a research topic and is requesting the input of high school sisters and brothers. Open to all Muslim students grades 8-12 during the calendar year 2014.

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Clothing Drive Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer opportunity, great cause, community service, join us for soem socialization and good deeds

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Mountain Strong: Patience – Responsibility – Teamwork (Brothers)

Not only will your child experience activities to build their Islamic identity, but they will also be exposed to several key concepts related to patience and perseverance. Based on the Quran and Sunnah, this leadership retreat for pre-teens provides an opportunity for youth to develop in their deen and put it into practice....

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SAT Prep Course

  The Mission Excellence SAT Preparation Course strives to provide the most comprehensive and strategic approach for the 2014/2015 SAT® focusing on important test taking strategies and study tools. Each SAT® Prep Course totals 25 hours of in class time over a period of 10 weeks, with tutor accessibility outside of formal...

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Young Leaders Summer Camp

The ILIA Young Leaders Summer Camp is a comprehensive educational and training program focused on leadership development skills among children accompanied by academic activities such as learning Quran, Arabic, Math, and English reading and writing. It also includes gardening and field trips to different place i.e. visits to...

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The Friday Slime Fun

ILIA never stops entertaining your kids and giving them insights on important social and moral issues on Fridays. Join us on another energetic Halal Yeah event, “The Slime Fun”, where your children will not only refresh, entertain and hangout with other kids but they will also learn some basic lessons about...

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Raising Leaders: ILIA Second Annual Fundraiser 2014

Raising Leaders: ILIA Second Annual Fundraiser 2014 Welcome to the Islamic Leadership Institute of America’s (ILIA) second annual fundraiser. The purpose of this fundraiser is to support ILIA leadership, research and development services. Every year ILIA organizes different classes, retreats, tours and coaching and mentoring...

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Life Hacks: Purpose as a Tool for Optimal Functioning

Introduction: Based on exciting new research in the field of positive psychology and life-span development, this class will provide the participants with tools, mechanisms and approaches to develop a purpose in their life guiding them towards optimal functioning. This is a great opportunity for youth ages above thirteen in...

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Parent’s and Educator’s Workshop

Insha Allah this 7 hour intensive workshop will provide insights into the lives of teens, and provide parents and educators with tools and approaches they can use to deal effectively with difficult situations. It is a mix of presentation, group activities, exercises, assessments and case study analysis from real situations in our Muslim communities in North America. Lunch is included

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Mission Leadership 2014

  Mission Leadership is a comprehensive 10-day intermediate leadership program for high school students based on ILIA’s state-of-the-art flagship leadership delivery approaches. The program is comprehensive and open to all students interested in expanding their horizons and developing themselves to excel professionally...

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Halal Yeah Children Jan 31, 2014

Boys & Girls Ages 7 – 11 Not only will your child experience activities to build their Islamic identity, but also they will be exposed to several key concepts related to sacrfice and brotherhood. This class will focus on the life of a great sahabi, Muath Ibn Jabal, his life, key accomplshments and leadership lessons. The...

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Leadership for the Heart

For a Muslim youth, there is no better way to develop leadership in an applied way than performing an Umrah. The ILIA Umrah program, ‘Leadership for the Heart’ is developed for youth ages 16-21 to inculcate concepts learned during weekend schools and practice attributes of a Muslim young man. Performing Umrah at such a...

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Lead to Succeed

A two-day long workshop to teach leadership styles and attributes for the community leaders and professionals consisting of classroom activities, interactive sessions, and group building projects. In general, it will help develop confident, competent supervisors/managers who inspire and motivate employees and build high...

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN:

In the Name of Allah; the Gracious, the Merciful Assalam Alaekom I am thankful Almighty Allah Who bless us with a successful year 2013. I am also grateful to all those people who participated in the ILIA programs and activities in 2013 without whom, we would not have been able to celebrate a successful 2013. This is the reality...

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Youth Board Members Invitation

Inshaa Allah ILIA has 3 seats for board members of ages 16 – 20 to serve two year terms on our board of directors, looking after the needs and strategies of the organization at a national level. This is an exciting role to shape the future and requires exceptionally highly motivated youth who have strong belief in...

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Youth: Natural Entrepreneurs

Young people of today are the entrepreneurs of the future. Learning the basics of entrepreneurship for our youth is important whether they are interested in founding their own business, or planning to help grow others’ businesses. Our economy is becoming one of self-initiative and each person brings something to the game....

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Avalanche: Sisters

Courage the Door to Da’awh At times when parents have little time to go out with their children, entertain them and teach them certain important concepts essential for the development of a good and productive human being, ILIA is here not only to let your child entertain in a fully protected Islamic and family environment but...

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Avalanche: Brothers

Courage the Door to Da’awh At times when parents have little time to go out with their children, entertain them and teach them certain important concepts essential for the development of a good and productive human being, ILIA is here not only to let your child entertain in a family environment but also to provide them with...

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The Clear Mind

An interactive seminar on stimulants of the brain, their pros and cons, and how to maintain a healthy sound mind. Connection between heart and brain. Refreshments and light snacks. Halal Yeah Special Event Dr. Ahmed Nawaz Khan, MD Br. Ayman Nassar, MSc Activities: Presentation by Dr. Ahmed Khan focusing on stimulants of the...

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Cyber Security Club

Cyber security,  referred to as information technology security, focuses on protecting computers, networks, programs and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction.The ILIA cyber security class provides students with the basic concepts of Cyber Security, principles of cyber security, attackers and...

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Basics of Adaptation: SIT 103

Basics of Adaption (SIT 103) is one of the ILIA’s youth leadership development initiatives which teaches the youth how, when and why to be flexible and also informs them about the troubles and problems which they may encounter while being harsh, hard or inflexible in the varied situations. Flexibility as a basic factor of...

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ILIA Exhibits at Howard County, Maryland Teen Opportunities Fair at North Laurel

LIA through its Mission Excellence leadership development corner stone and internships joins Howard County, Maryland Teen Opportunities Fair at North Laurel

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Sisters Changing the World

A full day retreat for girls ages 14 – 17 on empowerment and transformation. The event inshaa Allah will comprise of a mix of workshops in the areas of planning empowerment change vision and inshaa Allah will include team building activities, leadership scenarios and situational style development, analysis of female...

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Vision & Hereafter (SIT 102)

SIT 102 concentrates on vision, commitment and motivation and leadership traits and personal leadership as a style. The course includes many hands on activities in group settings as well as individually.

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Teaching and Internship Opportunities

Part-time teaching and internship positions - Email resume.

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Basics of Website Design Using Word Press

This online webinar is part of the Islamic Leadership Institute of America’s series of webinars targeted to empower our students in remote and distant locations. We will discuss how to choose Word Press templates, how to create pages, posts and menus. Also students will witness how to embed html code for forms and...

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Math Review and Jumpstart

Intensive Math Review and Jump Start , Sept 21-22, 2013 While the summer may have been all fun and games, its time to get back to the grind this upcoming school year. Come join us for this 2 half-day intensive math orientation program to get your middle or high school student a solid head start for the school year. We will be...

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Race2College 2013

It is back !!! The race is on – Nov 3rd 2013 With the grace of our Lord Race 2 College 2012 will be held on Nov 3rd, 2013. Race2College is holding the second annual running race in Baltimore City this year at Druid Hill Park. Druid Hill Park is a 745-acre (3.01 km2) urban park in northwest Baltimore, Maryland. Its...

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Neighborhood & Community Fall Picnic – Sat 9/28/2013

Join us for our second community picnic at Green Sprouts. Alhamedellah we held the first picnic in the spring, this fall the Dorchester Community Association is excited to participate in our community picnic. You will get a chance to witness the new vegetable garden and children will have an opportunity to learn and experience...

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Enterprise Architecture as Strategy for Community Centers & Non-Profits

Overview Two-day, 14 hr course / workshop discussing topics of enterprise architecture, its definition, application as a strategy tool for non-profits. Students will engage in a real case study for a non-profit and will apply EA to perform a full organizational assessment, recommendation and strategy...

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ISNA Evening, Friday Aug 30th, 2013

As salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu dear parents, We have a great evening planned for your children. This weekend the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is in town in the form of a national conference and we feel it would be great to allow our kids to indulge in the atmosphere of such a beautiful event...

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Food Drive Sept 1 – Sept 15th, 2013

  We are collecting canned food items from our neighborhood grocery stores and local neighbors. We break into team of 2-4. Teams that collect most items by total size receive a $100 gift certificate to Foot Locker (boys) or Forever 21 (girls) Register your...

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Children’s Martial Arts

  Weekly Every T and Th from Sept 10 – Dec 26, 2013 Who: Ages 5 – 9, both genders Where: 3290 Pine Orchard Ln, Suite A2, Ellicott City, MD 21042 Why: Learn self defense skills Build courage and assertiveness Safety awareness Martial arts Leadership skills Coach: Ansari has close to 40 years experience in...

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Youth Robotics Club Intermediate – Elementary School

A place to apply their interests and skills in a STEM area with the objective of instilling critical thinking, teamwork, patience, analysis and planning into these young minds

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All Praises to Our Lord, ILIA Turns Four

ILIA was founded on June 22nd, 2009. Alhamedellah over the four years of operations it has touched the lives of over 650 students and interns, and transformed dozens.

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Read – The Power of the Word

  This outdoor class touches on the significance of reading. It is designed to instill interest in children and pre-teens in reading and provide hints to the need to read. The class is designed for children ages 7-11, and offers an interesting mix of activities ranging from a interactive discussion on reading and learning...

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Medical Madness Forum

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An Inside Scoop: Drugs and Alcohol in a Trauma Center

An intern from the Shock Trauma Center presents her research on Drugs and Alcohol, giving real life stories of people affected by drugs. Join us as we delve in to the medical world to look at the consequences of our actions. Videos, pictures, stories, and statistics straight from the site that will blow your mind.

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Mission Leadership Exchange Student for High School

Mission Leadership is a comprehensive 10-day intermediate leadership program for high school students based on ILIA’s state-of-the-art flagship leadership delivery approaches. The program is comprehensive and open to all students interested in expanding their horizons and developing themselves to excel professionally and attain a competitive advantage during and after high school years.

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Celebration of Hidden Treasures

    Join us celebrating the contributions of Muslims to the body of knowledge. Some of our affiliate partners include the prestigious Kazi Publications, Inc, the first  and the oldest continuous publisher of Islamic works in the United States. Showcasing 200 titles including works of Al-Ghazali Ibn Araby...

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Halal Yeah Jumuah Pickup

Halal Yeah Jumuah Pickup Wednesday March 27 and Friday March 29 Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 Orientation for parents who wish to send their kids to Jumuah on Fridays Location:  3290 Pine Orchard Lane Ellicott City MD, 21042 Friday 12:50 Pickup Service starts ILIA’s Halal Yeah will be providing a pickup service to High...

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Youth Leadership Certificate

The ILIA Youth Leadership Certificate the first of its kind in the United States and world, brings leadership traits, style and Islamic values into a format that young people from all backgrounds and beliefs can relate and understand. Students can choose 32 leadership traits from a pool of over 50 classes to study as part of...

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Youth Project Management Certification

For youth ages 12 – 18, a delightful and intriguing experience in the world of planning, organizing, controlling and directing projects. Youth not only learn essential leadership skills for success, but learn to transform boring work into exciting accomplishments. Offered to over 70 teens in three states this...

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A Weekend of Dawa Training With Imam Amr Elsamny

Weekend of Dawa Training Imam Amr Elsamny Fri 3/29 – Sat 3/30   Friday 1:30 pm – Friday Sermon: The Obligation and  Virtue of Outreach Friday 6:30 pm – The Approach of Outreach Friday 10:00 pm – Youth Sleepover at Halal Yeah (Ages 12-21) Saturday 9:30 am – Middle/High School Work and Homework Help at...

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Spring Break: Poconos Environmental Education Center

When: April 3 – April 6 2013 Who:  Boys ages 13 – 16 Where:  Poconos Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA Register here:  http://poconos100.eventbrite.com Objectives: Learn teamwork through team building activties Develop bond of brotherhood Gain greater appreciation of...

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