Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA) is an organization committed Muslims issues and concerns that especially impact indigenous Muslims—issues and concerns that we feel have been largely neglected. With the launch of this web site we are inviting masjids, organizations and individuals to join MANA.
Muslim Alliance of North America home | contact
front main image


Imam Training and Masjid Development


Facts About Inner-city Masjids

  • 65% of African American masjids have a budget under $20,000
  • Only 5% of African American masjids have any paid staff
  • Only 3% of African American Imams have any formal training in Islam
  • African American masjids are more active than immigrant masjids in social and community service
Components of this MANA Initiative
  • Develop guidelines and best practice models for masjids and imams.
  • Conduct one Leadership Training Programs focused on the role of the masjid/Imam and masjid management.
  • Organizing committee for an Imam and Scholars Council has been formed.


Invite (all) to the Way of thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching; and argue with them in ways that are best and most gracious: for thy Lord knoweth best, who have strayed from His Path, and who receive guidance.

Quran: 16:125
© Copyright 2006-2008 MANA - All rights reservered - Designed by Kufic