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OUR PHILOSOPHY
WHO WE ARE
Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center is a non-profit tax-exempt organization that has been formed exclusively for religious, educational and social purpose. It is registered with internal revenue service section under 501(c)(3). Our center focuses on the needs of the diverse Muslim community whilst ensuring services are open to all. We ensure that we meet the needs of the local community by promoting health, education and employment opportunities. Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center is an accessible to all, whether you want to come in for a moment of spiritual reflection to rejuvenate your soul or taking a leisurely walk, you will be welcomed by Abubakar team members.
OUR VISION
Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center strives to be the leading Islamic organization that provides educational, social and spiritual services to Muslims in North America.
OUR MISSION
Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center is an institution dedicated to the betterment of Muslims and Society at large. AAIC draws its strengths and guidance from the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings be upon him.
OUR HISTORY
Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center (AAIC) was founded in 1998. Our humble Scholars and vibrant community leaders started the AAIC project with the help of Allah (Almighty) and support from the Muslim community to help meet the religious and cultural needs in the Twin Cities Metro area. Collecting initial funds and search of the site lasted six years before the site was purchased on July 29, 2006.

The center currently sits on 95000 square feet of land. About 37000 square feet of the space is still not utilized despite the huge need of the community for such space, to reduce the overcrowded classrooms and develop more opportunities for youth and families.

After the purchase, the renovation plan that included three phases in which the first two phases (prayer hall and 2nd floor classrooms) were completed by the year of 2009. The last phase which includes a standard high school gym, K-12 school, additional classrooms, and office space is currently under process to fully utilize all the building space.

AAIC, located at the heart of the Twin Cities, not only serves as a place of worship for Muslims but also as a community center. Across AAIC is a bustling shopping center, Halal market, bazaar and restaurants that cater to a diverse group of people. AAIC is approximately 15-minute drive away from Downtown, Uptown and the Minneapolis/St Paul International airport. Furthermore, AAIC has access to the nearby lakes, parks, and recreational centers.

AAIC owes its success first and foremost to Allah and the tireless efforts of its members and volunteers. From the AAIC leaders and visionaries who left their day jobs to serve and guide the community, to the Moms who cooked homemade meals to fund the project, from the spiritual Imams who inspired us with their moving sermons and to the volunteers who walked miles on knocking doors and setting events to support the project.

AAIC thanks all the founders, leaders, community members and volunteers who have helped make this CENTER, a place to serve thousands of families each week.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ABDIRAHMAN AHMAD

ABDIRAHMAN AHMAD

Chairman

ABDIAZIZ SUGULE

ABDIAZIZ SUGULE

Vice Chair

ABDIRASHID ABDI

ABDIRASHID ABDI

Secretary

DEEQ MOHAMED

DEEQ MOHAMED

Treasurer

MOHAMET ALI

MOHAMET ALI

Public Relations

NASER NUR

NASER NUR

Board Member

YUSUF ABDULLE

YUSUF ABDULLE

Board Member

ABDIRASHID BARRE

ABDIRASHID BARRE

Board Member

NUR HAADI

NUR HAADI

Board Member

EXECUTIVE TEAM
ABDULLAHI FARAH

ABDULLAHI FARAH

Masjid Executive Director

SH. ABDIRIZAK HASHI

SH. ABDIRIZAK HASHI

Grand Imam/Public Relations

SH. MOWLID ALI

SH. MOWLID ALI

Imam/Youth Counselor

SH. ABDINASIR FARAH

SH. ABDINASIR FARAH

Lead Imam

ABDIAZIZ JAMA

ABDIAZIZ JAMA

Education Director

MOHAMED RASHAD

MOHAMED RASHAD

Admin Secretary

KHALIIF ABDULLAHI

KHALIIF ABDULLAHI

Iqra School Principle

HASSAN ADAN

HASSAN ADAN

Admin Secretary

SAMIYA AHMED

SAMIYA AHMED

Muslim Youth & Family Services

SAHRO SUGULE

SAHRO SUGULE

Women Coordinator