We are looking for Sunday School parents, students and NWICC members to join the Green Team of Masjid Al-Kareem.
The responsibilities of this team will be to establish and maintain an environmentally conscious Muslim community
Vision: The Green Team is committed to supporting the Northwest Islamic Community Center Masjid Al-Kareem in building an environmentally sustainable community in a comprehensive and collaborative effort. The program’s main focus is to inspire NWICC members, weekend school students, staff and all visitors of our masjid to embrace environmental sustainability and focus on reducing each individual’s negative impact on the earth—to follow the teaching of our religion in becoming good stewards of this planet
- “It is He who has appointed you viceroys in the earth … that He may try you in what He has given you.” (Qur’an, 6:165)
- “Eat and drink from the provision of Allah, and do not commit abuse on the earth, spreading corruption.” (Qur’an, 2:60)
- Increase the informed stewardship of nature, personal environmental responsibility, civic accountability and passion for sustainable living practices.
- Adopt high-quality environmental sustainability courses and a curriculum promoting environmental literacy.
- Enrich students’ learning experience by developing their skills.