Friday, April 29, 2011

March 2011 in a Snippet

Hold Leadership in Research on Saturday March 26th, 2011
  • 96 students from 3 (VA, MD, DE) states and DC
  • Students as old as 60 and as young as 9
  • Families, infants, newly wed couples, teens and mid-age adults
  • New York Hall of Science, Museum of Moving Image & Central Park
  • Pre-recorded interviews, documentaries, Quran, motivational speeches, halaqas and team competitions
  • Football, free time, all you can eat dinner, lunch and breakfast

Speaking to 970 Young Men at Loyola Bakerfield College, Wednesday March 30th, 2011
  • 970 middle and high school students at Loyola Bakersfield Catholic school in Towson
  • Brief discussion on repentance, Allah's attributes and forgiveness

EmpowerOne, March 2011
  • ILIA's fifth student joins EmpowerOne

Leader to Mankind
  • Accounting 101 class completed in April alhamedellah
  • 6 sessions, 8 students, 1 shelter
Mission Excellence
  • Two new students, tutoring in math
Sharing the Mission
  • Sponsored Howard County's Community Action Council Food Bank
  • Sponsored DC MIST 2011 Business Venture Competition Awards (8 weeks paid internship at ILIA - 1st place ($250 value); 2 free ILIA classes - 2nd place ($120 value); 1 free ILIA class - 3rd place ($75 value))
  • Sponsored Metro Washington Quran Recitation Competition (MWQRC 2011)
Community Support
  • $200 zakat donation to a head of household who lost her job this month
Joint Programs
  • Teamed with an intern from University of Maryland
  • Recorded a teen talk show on the Egyptian revolution
  • Proposal to be submitted to Good Morning America and other programs to promote teen awareness and interest in news programming 

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