Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is a leading grass roots organization which seeks to obtain the pleasure of God through submitting to Him and His commands. ICNA has many cropped-logo-icna.jpegprojects, programs, and activities which helps an individual to build his character and personality so as to build a society based on morality and God-consciousness.

Goals and objectives

  • To enhance understanding of Islam, clear misconceptions people have about Islam, encourage dialogue, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding
  • To offer educational and training opportunities to enhance character, develop skills and shape personalities so as to contribute to a healthy and productive society
  • To oppose immorality and oppression in all forms, and support efforts for civil liberties and socio-economic justice in the society
  • To strengthen the bond of humanity by serving all those in need anywhere in the world, with special focus on our neighborhood across North America
  • To cooperate with and support other organizations for the implementation of this program

Core principles

  • We are committed to bring man closer to God, his Creator and Sustainer and thus, to build stronger communities based on common ties
  • We strongly believe that all people are created equal and when given the tools, will thrive and bring about change in their own lives and lives of their communities
  • We dedicate ourselves to serve humanity and to address the basic human and social service needs of the underserved communities within the United States
  • We believe that the active practice of Islam strengthens the social and religious fabric of our nation
  • We condemn all acts of violence against civilians by any individual, group or state
  • We advocate dialogue between faith communities both in America and worldwide
  • We support equal and complementary rights and responsibilities for men and women