About Us

Next Wave Muslim Initiative (NWMI) is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 and dedicated to serving and educating the American Muslim community of the Washington metropolitan area. NWMI’s primary objective is to spread the message of the Prophet Muhammad (saws) and his family to the next Muslim generation in a meaningful and relevant way by promoting Islamic principles through relevant programming and projects.

Our Vision

NWMI envisions a diverse community of American Muslims seeking spiritual, intellectual, and social growth towards Allah that is guided by the Quran and the example of the Prophet Muhammad (saws) as transmitted through his family, the Ahlul Bayt (as).

Our Mission

To build a diverse community that nurtures future generations of American Muslims.

Our Values

  • Embody NWMI’s Vision in our own words and actions
  • Provide an open, transparent, and democratically governed platform
  • Empower talented and energetic individuals to develop and implement programs consistent with NWMI’s Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Relate to one another with inclusiveness and respect
  • Develop opportunities for personal growth and social responsibility through service to others for the sake of Allah (swt)
  • Work towards meaningful impact at both the local and national levels
  • Maintain financial neutrality and independence