adMuslim American Society Mas Boston - Daffy

Muslim American Society Mas Boston

Cambridge, MA

LocationPO Box 390870
Ein20-1799252
MissionTo move people to strive for God consciousness, liberty, and justice, and to convey Islam with utmost clarity.
AboutMAS BOSTON MAINLY PROVIDED PROGRAMS THROUGH THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF BOSTON CULTURAL CENTER (ISBCC). ON OCCASION, MAS BOSTON OFFERS PROGRAMS AT OTHER GREATER BOSTON INSTITUTIONS, COMMUNITY CENTERS, AND MOSQUES. DURING 2018, MAS BOSTON HAD THREE AREAS OF FOCUS: SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION: THE ISBCC OFFERS ITS CONGREGANTS THE FIVE DAILY PRAYERS, THE WEEKLY CONGREGATIONAL SERMON/PRAYER (KHUTBAH) ON FRIDAYS ATTENDED BY 1500+ WORSHIPPERS, THE FRIDAY NIGHT SPIRITUAL LESSONS (HALAQAS), ISLAMIC KNOWLEDGE WORKSHOPS, SEASONAL RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS PROGRAMMING (RAMADAN, EID UL-FITR, AND EID UL-ADHA), ONE-ON-ONE SPIRITUAL COUNSELING, A VIBRANT RELIGIOUS YOUTH PROGRAM (DEEN14), ISLAM 101 CLASSES FOR PEOPLE INTERESTED IN LEARNING ISLAM AND/OR NEWLY CONVERTED MUSLIMS, TOURS FOR PEOPLE OF OTHER FAITHS AND STUDENTS OF ALL AGES, AND CLASSES ON READING AND MEMORIZING THE QURAN ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS THROUGH THE MAS QURAN INSTITUTE. THROUGH THE BOSTON ISLAMIC SEMINARY PROGRAM (BIS), MAS BOSTON CONDUCTED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, CLASSES, SEMINARS AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE AUTHENTIC ISLAMIC EDUCATION TO ALL PEOPLE.BUILDING A STRONG COMMUNITY: MAS BOSTON OFFERS TWO STRONG IDENTITY AND COMMUNITY BUILDING YOUTH PROGRAMS AT THE ISBCC: ARKANUM (A 12-16 YEAR OLD PROGRAM WITH OVER 70 YOUTH) AND MAS YOUTH WAVES (A RECENTLY LAUNCHED LATE HIGH SCHOOL-COLLEGE STUDENT PROGRAM). IN 2014, MAS BOSTON ALSO LAUNCHED A SUSTAINERS PROGRAM. SUSTAINERS ARE INDIVIDUALS WHO VOLUNTEER, DONATE, AND GUIDE MAJOR ORGANIZATIONAL DECISIONS. TODAY THERE ARE NEARLY 670 "SUSTAINERS". OUR SUSTAINERS ARE AN INCREDIBLY DIVERSE GROUP OF 64 ETHNICITIES, FROM VARIOUS SOCIO-ECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS. AT QUARTERLY MEETINGS, THEY DISCUSS THE NEEDS OF THE DIVERSE POCKETS OF OUR COMMUNITY. THEIR VOICES HAVE TRANSFORMED THE ISBCC AND ITS DIRECTION. MOREOVER, MAS BOSTON ALSO OPERATES THE COMMON WORD CAFE' PROGRAM - AN OPEN SPACE WHERE CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN MUSLIMS AND PEOPLE OF OTHER FAITHS HELP BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY. MAS BOSTON THROUGH THEIR HEALTH TEAM ALSO OFFERS MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOPS, MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING, HEALTH SCREENINGS, AND PARENTING WORKSHOPS. THROUGH PARTNERS, MAS BOSTON OFFERS A MONTHLY FOOD PANTRY AND WEEKLY ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) COURSES. FINALLY, MAS BOSTON ALSO SEEKS TO BUILD COMMUNITY AMONG AREA MOSQUES. IN 2016 A MOSQUE COLLABORATION INITIATIVE (MASAJID COLLABORATION) WAS LAUNCHED, WHICH BRINGS TOGETHER 13 AREA MOSQUES TO LEARN FROM ONE ANOTHER AND SHARE BEST PRACTICES.SERVING THE COMMON GROUND: OUR SERVICE PROGRAMMING INCLUDES OUR NEIGHBORS FOR NEIGHBORS INITIATIVE, TEAMING CONSTITUENTS WITH NON-MUSLIM NEIGHBORS TO ADDRESS NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERNS (THEY HAVE ALREADY WON PROMISES FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO RENOVATE AREAS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD); AND WEEKLY AT-RISK YOUTH PROGRAM, FUNDED BY BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, TO KEEP OUR LOW-INCOME, PRIMARILY BLACK YOUTH FROM FALLING INTO DRUG USE, GANGS, AND/OR PRISON.
Revenue$3,286,832
Expenses$3,083,919