Source: Lansing State Journal
On July 15, 2001, the Lansing State Journal reported that Muslims in the Lansing area "formed a chapter of the American Muslim Council this year. They hope to translate their growing numbers into political clout and social change. The Islamic Center...is planning a $5.5 million expansion project. The center serves Muslims throughout Greater Lansing...One of the main goals of the Lansing chapter is to start a dialogue between faiths, races and cultures."