2008 Director’s Community Leadership Awards
|Memphis||Dr. Mohammed Moinuddin
Muslim Society of Memphis
Dr. Moinuddin helped plan an Islamic Center and promoted educational activities in the community. He has participated in scheduling classes and lectures for children and adults in the Memphis community through the Islamic Center. Dr. Moinuddin has helped settle Muslim refugees in the Memphis area, which has included populations from Somalia, Sudan, Afghanistan, and other third world countries. Dr. Moinuddin and the Islamic Center provided the refugees with much needed financial help as well as social, moral, and religious assistance.
Dr. Moinuddin has been involved in outreach programs through interfaith activities,
The relationships that Dr. Moinuddin has built have been instrumental in helping to prevent violence in the Muslim community. Dr. Moinuddin teaches at the Islamic school when requested, provides financial support to the school, and he assisted in creating a medical clinic that serves those in the population who cannot afford medical care.