Transform ICNA into an effective grass-roots Islamic movement of committed and diverse membership working for the betterment of society through self development, education, outreach and social services.
(Adopted from Board (Shura) Retreat 2006)
- Developing knowledgeable and active individuals who can effectively represent Islam in society
- Strengthening and streamlining our organization
- Becoming relevant to society at large
- Deepening our roots in the Muslim community
- The Qur’an and the Sunnah shall be the primary source of guidance.
- ICNA shall never utilize means that violate the Islamic principles to attain its goal.
- To attain its goal, ICNA shall utilize only democratic, legal and peaceful means according to the Islamic principles.
- ICNA shall disseminate the message of Islam, provide intellectual and moral training to build Islamic character and conduct and educate the public to achieve its goal.(Clause 4 ICNA Charter)
The Seven-point Program of ICNA
- Inviting mankind to submit to the Creator by using all possible means of communication.
- Motivating Muslims to perform their duty of being witness unto mankind by their words and deeds.
- Organizing those who agree to work for this cause in the discipline of ICNA.
- Offering educational and training opportunities to increase Islamic knowledge, to enhance character, and to develop skills of all those who are associated with ICNA.
- Opposing immorality and oppression in all forms, supporting efforts for socioeconomic justice and civil liberties in the society.
- Strengthening the bond of humanity by serving all those in need anywhere in world, with special focus on our neighborhood across North America.
- Cooperating with other organizations for implementation of this program and unity in the Ummah.
(Clause 6 of ICNA Charter)
ICNA Charter adopted on December 4, 1977, revised on January 1, 1994.