Who We Are

The Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya (I.M.A.M.), Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization that serves as the liaison office of the Supreme Religious Authority, Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani, in North America. We are devoted to building a strong Shia community in North America by serving as the central point of contact between the religious authority and the centers, organizations, and faithful believers. We are passionately dedicated to the advancement of the Muslim communities in North America – whether it be in the religious, spiritual, educational or social realms.

Our Mission

To serve the advancement of Muslims in North America through the direction of the Supreme Religious Authority (Marjaeya) in implementing the teachings of Almighty God, the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) and his Holy Progeny (peace be upon them).

Our Vision

To cultivate a vibrant, collaborative, and supportive Muslim community of strong faith and good citizenry that forms a building block in North American society.

Our Core Values

Knowledge | Faith | Integrity | Diversity | Collaboration | Progress