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The American Islam Dawah Retreat 2017

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MECCA Center

1021 N. Goldenrod Rd.

Orlando, FL 32807

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With the widespread examples of Islamophobia plaguing the United States, the Muslim community has been active in the pursuit of showcasing the true message of Islam to the American people through local efforts and programs. Masjids and Dawah Activists have been on the forefront of this work.

The American Islam Dawah Retreat offers an opportunity for Dawah activists, youth, reverts, community leaders, and administrators to share experiences, learn from experts, and meet American Islam leaders who share a commitment to present the accurate message of Islam through Dawah practices and interfaith engagement with the community. The event is designed to provide a networking opportunity for like-minded peace advocates and help share best practices.

An important part of the program is an opportunity to qualify for a Financial Grant for projects that demonstrate effectiveness and innovation in the work of Dawah in their local community.

In addition, the event will celebrate the work happening in communities across the country to provide youth and reverts with opportunities to develop lifelong skills in Dawah oriented programs and a commitment to service.


Meet and Greet

Activist Workshops

Volunteer Management

Leadership Training

Access to Grants

Meet other Dawah Activists

Family friendly Orlando Entertainment

All national groups participating in the American Islam Dawah Retreat should submit their full application by November 10th 2017. Information from the applications will be compiled and each applicant will be provided an opportunity to present their Dawah projects. A committee will determine the winners of financial grants that will be offered to support their projects. Please add no more than five photos and/or video clips no longer than 5 minutes about your project.


A Monetary Award of $3000.00

Access to technological services

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a. Gather with like minded American Muslim professionals, reverts and peace advocates for networking opportunities

b. Be part of planning for the future of the American Muslim community

c. Vacation with your family in Sunny Orlando and avoid the Winter cold

d. Take advantage of a great package deal to enjoy Orlando and its fun activities in a healthy Islamic environment

e. Visit Orlando theme parks

f. Hotel accommodations at one of the best hotels in Orlando at an affordable price

g. Activities for the entire family


For Sponsorship opportunities contact us at mail@american-islam.org

This is a private event. Space is limited, admission to the retreat is on first come basis. All attendees MUST register to be admitted. Retreat organizers reserve the right to decline any registration. All attendees MUST abide by rules throughout the retreat.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions and inquiries contact 202-509-2673

Can I update my registration information?


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, each guest must have a printed ticket to attend the conference portion.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Each ticket must have the name of each guest.

Where do I pick-up my Welcome package ?

Your package will be available at the MECCA center entrance on Friday once you arrive for Jummah.

Is there babysitting services available?


Are there any hotels near by the event location?

Kindly find the list of hotels in the areas with the phone numbers.

  1. Best Western Orlando 8750 E. Colonial Dr. (407) 282-3900

  2. Hampton Inn 5767 T.G.Lee Blvd (407) 888-2995

  3. Springhill Suites 5828 Hazeltine National Dr (407) 816-5533

  4. Wingate by Wyndham 5750 Hazeltine Dr (407) 826-5258

  5. Homewood Suites 3028 N. Alafaya Tr. (407)282-0067

  6. Holiday Inn 12250 East Colonial Dr. (407)203-8585

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