Next Wave Muslim Initiative
 
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GET TO KNOW NWMI

Next Wave Muslim Initiative (NWMI) is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 with the goal of serving the American Muslim community of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

 
 
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Our Vision

We envision a diverse community of American Muslims seeking spiritual, intellectual, and social growth towards Allah, guided by the Qur’an and the example of the Prophet Muhammad (saws) as transmitted through his family, the Ahlul Bayt (as).

 
 
 
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Our Mission

We endeavor to spread the message of the Prophet Muhammad (saws) and his family by promoting Islamic principles through programs and projects that are meaningful to and resonate with the next generation of American Muslims.

 
 
 
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Our Values

Embody NWMI’s vision in our words and actions.

Provide an open, transparent, and democratically-governed platform.

Empower talented, energetic individuals to develop programs consistent with our mission.

Relate to one another with inclusiveness and respect.

Encourage personal growth and social responsibility through service.

Make a meaningful impact at local and national levels.

Maintain financial neutrality and independence.

 
 
 
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NWMI IN ACTION

 
 
 

 

NWMI IN THE PRESS

 
 
 
 

More Mosques Try to Attract Younger Muslims
Family Activities, Wider Roles for Women Mark a Cultural Shift

Wall Street Journal

 

Unconventional Ramadan camp draws DC-area kids
Young Muslim Americans learn traditional crafts and modern values during Islam’s holy month

AlJazeera America

 

Area Muslims Seek Varied Educational Alternatives
Describing Camp Ramadan, a summer day camp for kids ages 3-15 started by NWMI

The Washington Diplomat

 

(Re)Presenting American Muslims: Broadening the Conversation
Harvard Conference, Islamic Studies Program

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

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Muslim camps are spreading in the U.S. to help kids ‘be proud of who they are’

The Washington Post

 
 
 
 

NWMI ON INSTAGRAM

@nextwavemusliminitiative