One of the largest Islamic conventions in the United States wrapped
up in Chicago on Sunday, concluding three days of rich sessions, speeches,
activities, and fun.
The annual convention organized by the Muslim American Society (MAS) and Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) was held at McCormick Place from December 27-29.
More than 100 renowned American Muslim speakers joined the convention themed Islam: Meeting today’s challenges and investing in a better future.
Bringing together more than 20,000 Muslims, the annual event focused on issues such as Islamophobia, racism, and discrimination faced by Muslims in the US.
The program was designed to help Muslims overcome challenges
in the US, giving them a chance to know about other Muslim communities.
The MAS and ICNA are religious and educational organizations
that offer unique programs and services that seek to better the individual and
in turn, the greater society by imparting Islamic knowledge and promoting
community service, it added.
Both Islamic organizations teamed up to produce two
successful conventions every year: the MAS Convention in Chicago and the ICNA
Convention in Baltimore, Maryland.