Dr. Mohsin Ansari Elected as the President of ICNA

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— JAMAICA, New York (December 04, 2020) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) National Election Committee announced that Dr. Mohsin Ansari has been elected as the President of ICNA for the 2021-2022 term. Dr. Ansari has been associated with ICNA in different capacities for three decades and is currently the Vice President of Social Services. He previously served as the Chairman of ICNA Relief and Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD). He completed his pediatric residency at Metrohealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. He continued to broaden his training and experience at the same institution in the capacity of a Chief Resident. Dr. Ansari then did his pediatric specialization and fellowship in Neonatology (Newborn and Premature baby care) at Metroheath Medical Center. Dr. Ansari is currently licensed to practice medicine in several states. He is also an author of mutiple research papers published both in national and international medical journals. He lives in Maryland with his wife and five sons. The new President will be taking the oath during upcoming MGA meeting. The Outgoing President, Mr. Javaid Siddiqi, expressed confidence in Dr. Ansari and prayed for his success in this new responsibility.

Maryland Governor Martin O'Mally at the ICNA Convention 2018

Register for Next Convention at http://www.icnaconvention.org/register For all ICNA-MAS Convention (2018), please visit https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLChOvaDzY_AV637HNqfB585kqnrsAdpOo The ICNA-MAS annual convention is one of the largest gatherings of American Muslims in the U.S. This is the forth consecutive year it has been held in Baltimore. It was attended by over 22,000 Muslims. It featured many top scholars and activists, in addition to many special events like 1000 Meals Distribution in Downtown Baltimore, 750 Mercy Bags distribution to senior homes and Street dawah at Inner Harbor. For more information: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/icna Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/icna Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/icnatv Website: http://www.icna.org Phone: 718-658-1199 Donate at http://www.icna.org/donation/ Volunteer at http://www.icna.org/joinus/ source

DC/Maryland/Virginia Chapter

  ICNA DMV would like to announce a great new program! Free Online Tutoring Service Assalamo Alaikum,  ICNA DMV area chapters are excited to announce a new free program for our area students. Under the current circumstances, we recognize a need many parents have to offer some additional help to their young students. Alhumdulillah, our community is also full of talented youth and adults who would love to help out by volunteering as tutors.  ICNA DMV is providing a platform to bring both sides together under the supervision of our local chapter brothers and sisters. The ICNA program administrators will match the right students with the appropriate tutors and manage the program by providing oversight and guidance, and ensuring that we offer the very best service to our community, Inshallah.  Subjects: Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, English, Spanish, or let us know and we will find a tutor who can teach that subject.   Please use two buttons above to sign up as a student or as a volunteer.  Here are answers to some common questions that you may have: Q. If I register as a student, am I guaranteed to get a spot in the program? A. Program administrator will do their best to match the needs of students with the available tutors but registration is just your request and the administrators have to be able to find a volunteer tutor for the requested subject and meet other program requirements to offer a program for you.  Q. How long it will take for you to make a decision after my registration? A. We commit to getting back to you within one week Inshallah. If we cannot find an exact match for your needs, we will be happy to discuss other options.   Q. How long is the Tutoring Program? A. Each program will consist of 8 sessions, 45 minutes each, for eight consecutive weeks. You will sign up for a program by subject. Q. Is this one-to-one tutoring or a group study? A. This will be Inshallah one-to-one tutoring based on agreed upon subjects.  Q. Will I be able to get the time and subjects I requested? A. Inshallah, the program administrators will do their best to match the right student with the right tutors who can meet the subject and timing needs. However, registration is not a guarantee of being approved for a program.    Q. Can I sign up for more than one program at a time? A. Yes, you can request more than one subject and ICNA team will decide based on availability of tutors if more than one subject can be offered to one student at a time.  Q. Can I sign up again after first 8 week program? A. Yes, you can again sign up for future programs. ICNA team will decide based on availability of tutors.  Q. What online platforms we can use for this tutoring? A. Most of our local students use Zoom or Google Meet to conduct online studies. Our tutors will also use the same tools as needed Inshallah.  Q. How do you select your volunteer Tutors? A. Alhumdulillah, we have a team of local brothers who come from academic backgrounds and they will evaluate the ability of the tutor to tech the subject matter at the required grade level. Also, we will require all tutors to consent for background checks and clearance from the Child Abuse Registry as per local laws. Apart from this, we also require our tutors to provide references that will be checked to ensure only those are allowed to engage with our students who have the best moral character and great academic ability, Inshallah.    Have more questions, please reach out to the program administrators at icnadmvchapter@gmail.com 

ICNA Relief inaugurates 23rd Muslim Women’s Shelter

There are millions of people in the United States, the world’s richest and most powerful country, who homeless , including women. The Muslim organization Icna Relief inaugurated its 23rd Muslim Women’s Shelter Home yesterday.

Coronavirus: death warrant for low-income residents

By Khurram Shahzad While getting gas in a rest area at New Jersey Turnpike, I asked the guy, Shahzaib Malik, who was filling up my car tank, aren’t you scared of Coronavirus? Of course, I am but I can’t stay home so I am here and working, Shahzaib replied sadly.


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