Simply Internet and a Bit More (COM 107)

An innovative ILIA workshop for preteens and teens on a full understanding of the internet from a young leader’s perspective.     Time:  9:45 am – 3:45 pm Who: Brothers and sisters ages 10+ (must have completed 10 years of age by 1/1/2015 and enrolled in fifth grade) Where:  Islamic Community Center of...

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Lead Your Career to Success

Lead Your Career to Success provides attendees with an overview of the body of knowledge of key areas of project management and its application to career planning. The class allows participants to think critically about career planning and provides

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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 and in support of the Seniors’ Program Healthy Aging Initiative.  The workshops will be...

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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 youth who meet certain criteria and the funds are used for specific purposes as outlined below....

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The Power of $10K

Together we can make a true transformation. If each one of us donates only $20/mnth we can easily raise $10K. With $10K each month ILIA can transform the world inshaa Allah. This is an investment that multiplies in this life and in the...

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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 communications, planning and organizing to presentation, use of technology and sales. Students received...

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2015 Academic Calendar

ILIA's academic year comrpises of four academic quarters that align with the yearly calendar and the fiscal calendar.

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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 cancer, talks, games and basics of physics. The theme of the night was perseverance and was offered in...

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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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FAQ on the New Leadership Center

Alhamedellah there is a lot of excitment in the region about the new leadership development and research center. Ma shaa Allah heads of Islamic communities from across the DMV region and in other states have shown support. Supporters from as far as San Diego West and Cairo East have been pitching from amounts as little as $5...

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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 “if we can do sisters’ only sports activities there”. The small group was...

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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 exposed to types of conflict, the concept of concept in Islam, conflict situations and types of...

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ILIA New Leadership Center

Leadership Center Inshaa Allah ILIA is relocating to a new facility to accomodate the growth needed by the demands of our students across the DMV region. Over the five years ILIA has impacted thousands of individuals through classes, workshops, public talks, internships, coaching, community projects and academic enrichment....

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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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Impact: Snapshot From a Few of Our Interns

Meet four of our current interns and their exciting work. Aya and Emily are seniors in high school, Hassan and Dahabena are first year college students. All untapping treasures of knowledge and building an infrastructure for future times to come. They are only four of several others who need a bigger and better facility to...

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Impact: ILIA EmpowerOne Student Progresses in College

Meet our student Kareem he was homeless a few months ago, aimless, no purpose, living a life style he was not pleased with, he is now living with his family and taking IT classes at college.

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ILIA Showcases I Can Lead Plus to Howard County, State Agencies and a Dozen Non-Profits

Alhamedellah, ILIA has showcased its work at the Howard County Detention Center over the past several years and shared success stories and highlighted challenges with officials from a number of Howard County and State of Maryland agencies, as well as over a dozen non-profits working in the fields of education, human...

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Leadership Center Online Open House

Join our founder inshaa Allah on Thursday for a 30-minute thought leadership intriguing discussion on leadership development. Learn about the ILIA framework and approach in developing leaders. Be part of a new paradigm. Register online here...

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Leadership Center Fundraiser @ DAT

Support America’s unique leadership institute. ILIA has been a pioneer in developing innovative leadership development frameworks and is the first organization world-wide to offer Islamic values and principled based leadership development training such as its Youth Project Management flagship certification program

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ILIA Signs Binding Property Contract

Inshaa Allah the ultimate purpose of the center would to become a regional hub for sparking minds to ponder and study leadership related topics and applications.

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Scholars Internship Program

A nine-month scholarly level research-based internship focusing on leadership topics in one of several domains. Students are expected to identify a problem of interest, conduct research related to the problem, propose solutions and choose one solution to research further.

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Single Quarter Condensed Youth Project Management Certificate – Spring 2015

This program is offered to youth who wish to develop project management and leadership skills. It is a mix of presentation, team activities, project development assignments, off-site projects with area Islamic institutions inshaa Allah.

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Fall 2014 Internships

Academic, research and applied internships for high school and college students during Academic Quarter of Fall 2014

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Leadership & Khilafa in Islam

Join us for a thought provoking intellectual discussion on the concepts of leadership and governance in Islam. Learn what the Quran and teachings of the prophet Muhammad (pbuh) say about leadership, governance, consultation, decision-making, rights of neighbors, state and community.

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ILIA’s Green Sprouts Public Hearing

As you recall ILIA has had a hearing in Sept which has been postponed, due to absence of the State Attorney General. The rescheduled date has been set by the Board of Appeals to October 9th, 2014.

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Middle School Retreat Thursday – Human Rights

Learn the definition of human rights and the difference between human and civil rights. Also learn about fairness, justice, respect and the right to own

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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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