New Organization Aims to Strengthen American Muslims

May 1, 2001

Source: The American Muslim Council

On May 1, 2001, the American Muslim Council reported that it "commends the establishment of the new national organization, the Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA)...The purpose of MANA as stated in its mission statement is 'to pursue an agenda that reflects the points of view and experiences of the indigenous Muslims of North America and addresses their needs and aspirations.'" MANA is "a response to the widespread feeling that indigenous Muslims needed to be better organized."