In 1974, a few Muslim women at Masjid as-Saffat in Baltimore, Maryland, decided to start a group that would address the needs of Muslim women and children in this society.
On a crisp February 11 morning, Dar-us-Salaam opened its doors to its neighbors in College Park. Lavender table covers, balloons and white lanterns welcomed College Park and surrounding areas residents to a luncheon they were invited to thorough flyers in the mail.
Activist Washington DC based attorneys prepared the following advice for Muslim community leaders. The FBI and other federal agencies raided 19 Muslim entities in Herndon VA in March 2002 as part of 'Operation Green Quest,' so there is a precedent for these types of actions. -- TML
Invitations went out from the Prince George’s County Muslim Council, flyers were texted from phone to phone, an ad was placed on the Indivisible website for the a town hall with Congressmen Steny Hoyer and Anthony Brown at the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham, Md., on February 19, 2017.