Our Voice at the United Nations April 18-21

Posted on April 10, 2016 Updated on April 11, 2016

United NationsOur Voices at the U.N. and NYC Abyssinian Baptist Church

“Go ye forth, whether equipped lightly or heavily, and strive and struggle, with your goods and your persons, in the Cause of Allah. That is best for you, if ye but knew.” Al-Qur’an, 9:41

“The goal was to draft a drug policy and criminal justice reform statement that draws on and reflects the compassionate and ethical standards of the Qur’an and the Life Example of Prophet Muhammed (S)”—CWSC Global Drug Policy Team Mandate

CWSC at U.N. Global Drug Policy Special Assembly Session

“We were presented with a powerful opportunity to influence national and international drug policy and the thinking of those who allocate funding, resources and design the strategy for the war on drugs—a war by the way fought predominately on the streets and in the neighborhoods of many of the constituent institutions, individuals and families we serve. We were able to spring quickly into action based on the availability of talented resources in the MCNRD. Believers with experience, interest, or certification in substance abuse, community outreach services, criminal justice and ex-offender re-entry programs convened across the country and now our group intellect voice is at the table of international dialogue.”—Dr. Aisha Kareem, AM360 CEO & CWSC U.N. Delegation Lead


Some of the Great Work of Imam Izak-El M. Pasha

Portrait of Imam PashaImam Pasha

As a pioneer and a community development visionary in less a period than twenty-one years, Izak-EL Mu’eed Pasha, The Resident Imam of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz in Harlem, New York, has done an outstanding job in involving Masjid Malcolm Shabazz and the Muslim Community into the mainstream of economic development. As the Resident Imam of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz, Imam Pasha oversees and directs the educational mission, the community development, the community outreach initiative and the humanitarian imperative as a Muslim community that has involved to embrace its mandate of spreading human excellence in an excellent environment in a magnificent way.


Graceline CourtGraceline Court

Condominium building located at  104 West 116th Street is a 16 story building with (32) residential units. This property is adjacent to the Historic Masjid Malcolm Shabazz (Malcolm Shabazz Mosque), founded by Malcolm X in 1956. TheMuseum is currently under construction will be located on Lenox Avenue ( Malcolm X Blvd.)


Malcolm Shabazz Gardens I

 is 41 three family homes consisting of one duplex unit for the owner and two rentable units.  This project was build on West 117th street between Malcolm X Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. and stands as a prime model for the viability of three family houses in urban New York.  The builder was the Bluestone Organization , architect was Danois Architects with Rabbanni Muhammad and Associates as Design consultant.  Financing was provided by Chase Community Development Corporation and Carver Bancorp, Inc.  Malcolm Shabazz Gardens IThe State of New York Mortgage Agency and Affordable Housing Corporation insured and provided grant funds for the project.  Total project cost was 16.5 Million Dollars.  Malcolm Shabazz Gardens as designed by MSDC is Harlem’s first affordable three family initiative.  MSDC designed this three family resident model to allow owners rental income for mortgage maintenance.

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Righteous Warriors Chess Team going to State Chess Championships

 Righteous Chess Team

It’s official:  Masjidullah’s (Philadelphia) Righteous Warrior’s Chess team, have 2 teammates going to the 2016 PA State Scholastic Chess Championships. We send many thanks to the After School Activities Partnership organization.

They have paid Mehdi Yahiaoui and Bashir Tawfeeq’s  entry fees. Medhi 4th grade (on left) and Bashir, 3rd grade, on the right.

Peace and Blessings,

Coach Roberto Rashid

P.S.   We are a voluntary chess club; however, big or small $$$donations are needed.  We want to take several team families up, to spend the day to share their support and  “Team Spirit.”

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