The Universal Muslim Association of America (UMAA) to hold a conference on Imam al-Ridha, peace be upon him.
The year's conference will take place in Dearborn, MI at the Edward Hotel & Conference Center from Friday, July 27th to Sunday, July 29th.
UMAA aims to provide a platform for American Shia Muslims to advance political, social, economic and religious goals important to their community but not being addressed in community centers.
The Universal Muslim Association of America (UMAA) is a non-governmental organization that works on social, political, religious, and humanitarian issues. UMAA has held annual conventions since 2002 in Washington DC and Toronto, Canada. The next convention will be held in Dearborn, Michigan. UMAA is a Shia Muslim organization, yet has established notable relationships with other sects of Islam.