Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 November 2009.
HistoryThe Islamic Council of New England was established in 1984 as a non-profit, tax-exempt religious organization to serve as an umbrella for all Islamic centers and masajid in New England. The Islamic Council now has a membership of 17 centers. Attendance at the annual fall conference, hosted by a different center each year, varies between 700 and 1000 people.
DescriptionActive in interfaith dialogue throughout the Northeast, the Islamic Council is broadening its scope and programs for the betterment of the Muslim community in the context of American society. Projects and new resources are currently being developed to improve Islamic education in America. One such project is the development of Islamic education materials for middle school history and social studies teachers.
The Council, consisting of representatives from each Muslim center and society in New England, meets four times each year. Members of the Board of Directors and council officers are elected annually. The Council publishes a newsletter, The Islamic Forum.