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Rendering of NIA Masjid and Islamic Center  Newark, New Jersey
Background of  National Islamic Association <ul><li>The National Islamic Association, Inc. was established in 1985 to serv...
Overview of the NIA Community Brother’s Building Sister’s Building <ul><li>Serving over 1,100 Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>40...
Educational Programs <ul><li>12 Weekly Programs and Classes for all age groups  </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive Ramadan Progra...
Weekend Islamic School (WIS) 10 Classes 150 Students (ages 5-18) 18 Volunteer Teachers  12 Student Assistants
Insert Soup Kitchen Picture <ul><li>Neighborhood Cleanup in conjunction with the City of Newark </li></ul><ul><li>Soup Kit...
Our New Building Will Give Us: <ul><li>Increased capacity by 400% to address current overflow and growing community </li><...
Current Buildings Vs. Our New Masjid <ul><li>Our new building will be environmentally friendly: </li></ul><ul><li>Energy c...
2010 Construction & Payment Plan Initial Deposit Completion of Walls & Excavation  Framing, Roofing & Windows Exterior Plu...
How do you benefit from contributing? <ul><li>The masjids of Allah shall only be maintained only by those who believe in A...
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NIA New Building Project

  1. 1. Rendering of NIA Masjid and Islamic Center Newark, New Jersey
  2. 2. Background of National Islamic Association <ul><li>The National Islamic Association, Inc. was established in 1985 to serve the growing Muslim community. Over the years, it has evolved into a very dynamic and diverse community of Muslims from all walks of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Our key strategy to achieving success is: a structured educational program, establishing positive alternatives and providing a wholesome environment for our youths. </li></ul><ul><li>We participate, provide and spearhead many community outreach programs to serve our neighbors and the broader community. </li></ul><ul><li>We work alongside our members, our neighbors, local block organizations, the local religious groups and our city to improve conditions of the neighborhood. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Masjid has a full time Imaam and is managed by a Shurah Council and a Board of Trustees. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview of the NIA Community Brother’s Building Sister’s Building <ul><li>Serving over 1,100 Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>400 Jummah Attendees </li></ul><ul><li>3,000 for Eid prayers and celebrations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Educational Programs <ul><li>12 Weekly Programs and Classes for all age groups </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive Ramadan Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Eid Salah and Celebrations (Carnival for Children) </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Community Dinners and Lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Sister’s Taleem Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Groups and Training Programs </li></ul>Field trip for Weekend Islamic School kids to Liberty Science Center.
  5. 5. Weekend Islamic School (WIS) 10 Classes 150 Students (ages 5-18) 18 Volunteer Teachers 12 Student Assistants
  6. 6. Insert Soup Kitchen Picture <ul><li>Neighborhood Cleanup in conjunction with the City of Newark </li></ul><ul><li>Soup Kitchen & Food Hampers </li></ul><ul><li>Donate Schools Supplies to Neighborhood Children </li></ul><ul><li>Da’wah Outreach Program in conjunction with ‘Why Islam?’ </li></ul><ul><li>Janazah and Burial Services </li></ul><ul><li>Family Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Active in Newark Neighborhood Council </li></ul><ul><li>Zakah and Sadaqah Distribution </li></ul>Community Outreach Programs
  7. 7. Our New Building Will Give Us: <ul><li>Increased capacity by 400% to address current overflow and growing community </li></ul><ul><li>Provides adequate classrooms for students in the Weekend Islamic School </li></ul><ul><li>Provides Senior Citizen Facilities and Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Afterschool programs and tutoring for members and neighborhood students </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Training facilities </li></ul><ul><li>for Youth Programs and Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Initiates Pre-K and </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten School Program </li></ul><ul><li>Improves and expands our </li></ul><ul><li>community outreach programs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Current Buildings Vs. Our New Masjid <ul><li>Our new building will be environmentally friendly: </li></ul><ul><li>Energy consumption for heating and cooling should be about 30% of a comparable building </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes renewable materials such as concrete in place of wood or steel </li></ul><ul><li>Environmentally friendly spray foam instead of fiberglass batt and pex plumbing instead of copper </li></ul>Current Buildings New Masjid (Under Construction) Square Footage 1,700 sq. ft. 18,000 sq. ft. Capacity 300 people 1,200 people Offices/Conference Rooms 1 4 Classrooms 7 15 Reception Hall - 350 people
  9. 9. 2010 Construction & Payment Plan Initial Deposit Completion of Walls & Excavation Framing, Roofing & Windows Exterior Plumbing/HVAC/Electrical Utilities Insulation/Sheet Rock/Flooring Site Plan & Parking $250K $300K $200K $125K $275K $250K $300k Spring 2011 Pending Pending Pending Pending $1,700,000 Pending
  10. 10. How do you benefit from contributing? <ul><li>The masjids of Allah shall only be maintained only by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day. (Al Quran 9:18) </li></ul><ul><li>For those who give in Charity, men and women, and those that give a generous loan to Allah; it shall be increased manifold (to their credit) and they shall have an honorable  reward in Paradise (Al Quran 57-18). </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>The Prophet (P.B.O.H) said, “that a person who builds a Masjid for the sake of Allah, Allah will in return build a house for him in Jannah.” (Bukhari, Muslim) </li></ul><ul><li>“ When a man dies, his deeds come to an end except for three things: Sadaqah Jariyah (like the building of a Masjid); a knowledge which is beneficial, or a virtuous descendant who prays for him” (Muslim) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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