Thousands of people across Myanmar (also known as Burma), are displaced, unable to return to their homes. The United Nations estimates that more than 168,000 people have been displaced since inter-community conflict erupted in 2012. About 500,000 people have sought shelter in Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in late August 2017, according to the United Nations.
Social & Welfare Committee of IAR will be conducting collection of funds for Rakhine State, Myanmar Refugees. Funds to be collected during all Jumma shifts on Friday, October 13, 2017. Please use marked envelopes provided in the IAR lobby and deposit your donations in the IAR Donation Box. All money collected in the collection baskets will also go towards Myanmar/ Rohingya Refugees. Donations will be send through Islamic Relief, USA.
IAR invites you to join us for the Family and Youth Umrah Retreat with Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb. The journey will take place from December 25, 2017 to January 4, 2018 with stops in Medina, Makkah, and Istanbul insha'Allah.
Space is limited so we encourage you to register early at www.triangleumrah.org.
Applications are invited for the position of IAR CEO.
The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), a non-profit organization, seeks an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO oversees, manages, coordinates, and administers all IAR operations in accordance with the established and approved goals of IAR. The expected candidate should have at least 5 years working experience with IAR as a volunteer or as a paid person. The final selection of the successful candidate shall be subject to the approval of the IAR Shura.
The successful candidates must have the knowledge, skills, and experience to manage a complex non-profit organization such as that of IAR.
The Youth Committee is excited to introduce the Technology Club to our Middle & High School Girls. This will be a structured program to teach the middle & high school girls software tools which will help them move forward in the technology world. Limited seats, Register at www.tinyurl.com/fnptcg.
The Friday Night Program for Friday October 6th, 2017 will be a presentation by Br. Corey Saylor from the Council for American Islamic Relations who is the Director of the Department to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia He will be explaining CAIR's work in defending American Muslims civil rights generally and specifically talking about challenging Islamophobia and injustice. This will start shortly after completion of Salat-Al-Maghrib.
The Youth committee would like to invite our young ladies to Gym time! Every Friday evening from 6pm to 7:30pm the gym is reserved for ladies only. You can choose from basketball, soccer, badminton or gymnastics.
Insha Allah, the IAR Shura Elections will be held on Sunday November the 19th. The final voting members list and the shura-eligible members list are posted on the bulletin boards of the first and second floor. If you have any questions about these lists, please send an email to email@example.com with your full name and address by October 13, 2017More info & eligibility/qualifications