The purpose of the outreach committee is to build bridges of understanding between Americans of all faiths through collaboration, communication, commitment, and by working towards the common good. Our vision, mission and objectives are outlined below:
Vision: To be the advocates of Islam in the West by promoting its genuine image.
Mission: To be a resource of comprehensive Islamic education and information dissemination through outreach within and outside the Muslim community.
Objectives: The East Plano Islamic Center Outreach Committee strives to:
- Provide complete and accurate information about Islam and Muslims to the general public.
- Convey information about Islam through our website and newsletter.
- Host Mosque open houses with presentations on Islam to groups and individuals.
- Provide Islam-101 courses for Muslims and People of other faiths
- Assist new converts to Islam with learning the basics of the faith and its practices, as well as assisting them with their social needs.
To accomplish this task, we have a range of activities including open houses, lectures, seminars, Humanitarian Day assistance, Feed the Hungry, and prison outreach programs.