Promote a POSITIVE image of Islam by Changing the Hearts and Minds of People through Combating Islamophobia and Re-engaging Disenfranchised Muslims.

Historical Context

1995- ICGC held its GRAND OPENING

    • From inception, ICGC has had open doors to broader community
    • The program has evolved into inbound tours, outbound speakers, workshops & media outreach

With following GOALS in mind:

    • Introduce ICGC to broader community
    • Share Beauty of Facility
    • Who we are as a community, past & present
    • Architectural context weaved into Islamic backdrop
    • Alleviate Fears & Misconceptions About Muslims
    • Understand and respect Muslim American community
    • Set the stage for the next generation
    • Relationship building, leadership, opportunities


Since INCEPTION, overall reach of ICGC outreach program is over 100,000 people!

  • Opening weeknd 1995 – 5000 people in attendance
  • Since 2003- over 45,000 people have attended ICGC Tours
  • 1000 attended in 2003 
  • Now average 3500 people/year 
    • Highest year 2016 – 4000 attendees

Please fill out the Tour Request Form or Speaker Request Form

  • 1.5-2hrs
  • Schools (majority), Faith institutions, Business/corporations
  • Process for Selecting and Training Tour guides
  • ICGC is an ING (Islamic Networks Group) Affiltiate: https://ing.org/
  • Regional leader with press releases, interviews, op-eds, and panels
  • Outbound Speaking engagements: 
    • 2013- over 300 talks (50-200 people average attendance)
      • After 911- 100 talks in 1 year
    • Includes schools, interfaith panels, houses of worship, MLK events, etc
  • Cultural competency workshops for business corporations, healthcare and educators, Arts & Culture

Know Your Neighbor Is A Chance To Visit The Islamic Center Of Greater Cincinnati To Meet Your Muslim American Neighbors, Show Support And Learn About Islam.

2024  Tours:

Saturday          January 6th
Saturday          March 2nd
Saturday          May 4th
Saturday          July 13th
Saturday          September 7th
Saturday          November 2nd
Click Here to RSVP or email your name, organization (if any) and number of guests to tours@icgc.us

If you would like to schedule a tour or have a speaker come to you outside of Know Your Neighbor, please fill out the Tour Request Form or Speaker Request Form.

400 people @ first one (Trump election) 2016-2022 – over 3200 people have attended

  • Round tables with local politicians, Meet the Candidate Events, School Board partnerships

ICGC 2030 Strategic Goals

Promote a positive image of Islam by changing the Hearts and Minds of people through Combating Islamophobia and Re-engaging Disenfranchised Muslims

INTERNAL Outreach: ReEngage

(Potentially Disenfranchised Muslims)

  • Converts/Reverts
  • Refugees
  • Widowed/Divorced
  • Refugees
  • Young Adults
  • African Americans/Black community
  • Elderly, Disabled, Young Families
  • Losing Faith


  • School/Universities:
    • Become the primary resource for Muslim American representation at educational institutions throughout the region
  • Faith Based Organizations
    • Become an integral voice at regional and national faith based alliances
  • Businesses/NonProfits/Healthcare
    • Become the regional voice for promoting equity, inclusion, diversity, and sensitivity in the corporate/healthcare arena
  • Local Communities/Elected officials
    • Enhance Muslim representation in local communities, and broaden Muslim awareness and participation in civic engagement efforts
  • Media/Communication Plan
    • Expand ICGC’s media presence and develop a robust professional communications plan

Organizations and Coalitions with whom ICGC has served in Leadership/Collaboration

    • Leadership Cincinnati 
    • FBI citizens Academy 
    • FBI multicultural advisory Council
    • Cincinnati Regional Coalition Against Hate
    • EquaSion
    • Festival of Faiths
    • Cincinnati COMPASS
    • Islamic Networks Group 
    • WCLCA Women of Excellence 
    • Enquirer women of the year
    • LADD
    • Press Releases and Op-eds
    • Freedom Center
    • YWCA Cincinnati 
    • YWCA Hamilton 
    • UC Foundation 
    • Xavier University Trustees
    • Thomas More University Institute of Religious Freedom
    • Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
    • Contemporary Art Museum
    • Ohio Humanities Council 
    • Cincinnati USA Chamber 
    • West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance


Open House tours of the Islamic Center are available on the first Saturday of the month.

Click Here to RSVP or email your name, organization (if any) and number of guests to tours@icgc.us


We have a very active speaker program. ICGC receives many requests for talks from schools, universities, places of worship, law-enforcement centers, media groups, and nonprofit organizations. There is a $50 to $500 cost associated with educational lectures, professional workshops and diversity programs that is based on your organization type and number of attendees. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available for academic or nonprofit institutions

Cincinnati Muslim Professionals Network

Aims to empower Muslim professionals through creating spaces and initiatives that are tailored to strengthening the Muslim identity, both within and outside of the workplace. Our events vary from TED-like talks, tax preparation sessions, networking events, interviewing trivia, to specialized events that aim to build bridges within our community. Our services are catered to fit the needs of our evolving community through providing free professional headshots, as well as free professional resume services. Over the past years, our events have collectively reached hundreds of Muslim professionals in the Cincinnati area.


  • Host educational workshops and programs
  • Check out our monthly webinar for family mental health. Please register here: http://shorturl.at/atwMX
  • Play group meeting for moms and young children
  • Meetings happen at different times. Join the the Telegram group for more information: https://t.me/+RfTz5xg0NbTpp-sS

  • Organize educational activities
  • Have social gatherings
  • Work towards building a Co-op

For more information contact sr. Regina: rrichter@icgc.us

  • Friday gatherings with a focus on socializing and bringing in isolated seniors. More information is posted on the ICGC newsletter.

Business Directory

Business NameBusiness AddressBusiness PhoneBusiness EmailBusiness WebsiteBusiness Facebook AddressType of Business (other than health care)Type of Health Care
Westside Adult and Pediatric Care7225 Colerain suite 1035136813500Wsapc@yahoo.comOther (list below)Physician - Family/Internal Medicine
Medex Pharmacy 7967 Cincinnati Dayton road suite p west Chester Ohio 450695137551891Medexpharmacy2020@gmail.comhttps://www.medexpharmacy.net/HEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Pharmacist
Physician 6010 Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040513-246-7027NATriHealth.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Neurologist
Kaizen Family Dental Unit# 103 - 7665 Monarch court, West Chester Ohio 450695134633000contact@kaizenfamilydental.comwww.kaizenfamilydental.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Other (List in question below)
Smart Cloud Solution 6144 Villas Creek Cir5137062031shehzad@SmartCloudSolution.comwww.SmartCloudSolution.comhttps://www.facebook.com/smartcloudsolution/Other (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Cakes by Aliya7559 Barret Rd. West Chester, Ohio 45069518-364-0054 Aliya.k2586@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100089543261226Other (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
University of Cincinnati 234 Goodman avenue Cincinnati Ohio 5134758500drtahirlatif@yahoo.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Cancer/Oncology
Fresh Dental11907 Montgomery Road 513-697-1211Freshdentaloh@gmail.comWww.freshdentaloh.comFreshdentalohHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Dentist
Avis Budget rentalJedax5133369690avisofmason@gmail.com1-Avis.com 2-Budget .com 3- budget truck.com Shop (include in other what type of shop)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Eman Enterprises 4457 Bethany road Mason Ohio 450408594333786Mushee1111@gmail.comEman-enterprises.business.siteEman Enterprises Other (list below)Other (List in question below)
Yummy Sweets West Chester / From Home5136020256lama.alnammari@gmail.comhttps://www.instagram.com/yummysweets9/https://www.facebook.com/LamarYummySweetsOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Rizk Consulting LLCWest Chester OH4344220271Rizkconsultllc@gmail.comOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Everlast Concrete & Blacktop1108 imprint lane Cincinnati OH 45240513-817-8817Everlastcb@gmail.comOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Vital Care Of West Chester 8731 Union Centre Blvd, West Chester Oh 450695137805880kahmed@vitalcare.comVitalcare.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Pharmacist
Javaria Usmani Real Estate Agent9078 Union Center Blvd ,suite 350 West Chester OH 45069513-465-5412javariausmani1@gmail.comjavariausmanirealtor.comJavaria UsmaniRealtorOther (List in question below)
Degs chicken2727 Fairfield commons blvd9373068123Nhaq@degs.comwww.degs.comDegs chicken RestaurantPhysician - Nephrologist
Sk Tax & Accounting8965 Walnut Ridge West Chester5133493806Sk@sktaxaccounting.comSktaxaccounting.comsk tax & accounting Financial PlanningNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
SK DesignsGreater Cincinnati area5132967277sadia@skdesigns.meSkdesigns.meFacebook.com/skdesigns.meOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Fadia Rawas- Real Estate Agent /Keller Williams Advisors 9277 Center Pointe Dr. #200 West Chester OH 45069513-884-9955fadiarawas@gmail.comRealtorNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Dazzle Catering 6688 Apache way, West Chester 45069 OH5136922173Sobiamuzaffar1gmail.comDazzle Catering (Facebook Page)CateringOther (List in question below)
Saira’s Collection by Mahrukh Ali5146 Birchwood Farms Dr.513 293 4288NANANAOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Samina Ahmed M.DTriHealth 8040 Princeton Glendale Rd Westchester 450695132467000NATrihealth.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Pediatrician
Will Wander for Adventure1590 Napoleon Ln5133718580info@willwanderforadventure.comhttps://www.willwanderforadventure.comhttps://www.facebook.com/willwanderforadventureOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Kitchen MasterGreater Cincinnati Area513-669-6077Contact@kitchdnsmasters.comwww.kitchensmasters.comKitchen MasterMarketNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices / Cyma Shahzada 5700 Gateway Blvd Mason, OH 45040513-394-2396cymashahzada@gmail.comRealtorNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Clinical Research Coordinator Trihealth hospital NANAOther (list below)Other (List in question below)
Dayton motors llc853 E 1st St, Dayton OH 454029477828202Info@daytonmotorsllc.comwww.DaytonMotorsLLC.comCar Dealer/ShowroomNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Every Detail Car DetailingWest Chester513.518.7942r.khan@eddetailing.comWww.eddetailing.comhttps://instagram.com/cardetailingcincyOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Medina Nursing LLC1172 W. Galbraith RD suite 2135136011579Medinanursingservices@gmail.comMedinanursingservice.com HEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Nurse
Djibril Thiaw, cpa351 Wood Ave5132006170thiawd@gmail.comFinancial PlanningNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Comey & Shepherd 7870 E Kemper Rd, Suite 100. Cincinnati, OH, 452495133187130jbaloch2016@gmail.comwww.comey.comRealtorNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Kumon Math and Reading Center of Springdale11556 Springfield Pike, Springdale OH 45246513 999 5100 jereenaameen@ikumon.com www.kumon.com/springdale Other (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Zahida P Kaukab MD5554 Cheviot road Cincinnati Ohio 25247513-621-3360Zahidapkaukabmd@yahoo.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Family/Internal Medicine
Mahasen Al-Asma (The Beauty of The Names)6504 Plainfield rd Cincinnati 3305065855Mahasen.al.asmaa@gmail.comShop (include in other what type of shop)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Spirit Homecare & Hospice8849 Brookside Ave, Ste 101513-772-0575spirithomecare@gmail.comspirithomecareohio.com https://www.facebook.com/spirithomecareohioHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Other (List in question below)
ABD Medical, LLC270 Regency Ridge DR, Ste 104, Dayton, OH 45459513-988-8550info@abdmed.comwww.abdmed.comShop (include in other what type of shop)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Bakali Medical Associates3035 Hamilton Mason Rd5138633999bakalimed3035@gmail.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Family/Internal Medicine
Luxor Stone Group2130 Stapleton Ct, Cincinnati, OH 45240513-307-3332alex@luxorstonegroup.comwww.luxorstonegroup.comhttps://www.facebook.com/luxorstonegroupOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Saad Hasan, MD2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 201, Cincinnati, OH 45219513-206-1170saad.hasan@thechristhospital.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Physician - Surgery
Embellished Occasions LLC7980 South Port dr.5133003015embellishedoccasions1@gmail.comhttps://embellishedoccasio.wixsite.com/embellishedoccasionsOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Ginger to Remember LLC7723 Tylers Place Blvd #1845132687046info@gingertoremember.comgingertoremember.comOther (list below)Other (List in question below)
Hook fish and chicken 3500 reading rd 5137650547Mohammadomran3500@gmail.comRestaurantNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Hook fish and chicken 7312 kings gate way West Chester 450695137650547Mohammadomran3500@gmail.comRestaurantNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Class1017967 Cincinnati Dayton Rd+1 (513) 296-7770necincy@class101.comClass101.comOther (list below)Other (List in question below)
Ownerland Realty West Chester, OH513-886-7860smaricar@hotmail.comRealtorOther (List in question below)
Khan FarmsFarukh khan19373019118farukhkhan1087@gmail.comOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Smiles 'n Spice8216 Princeton Glendale Rd, West Chester, Ohio,45069513 904 6789 Team@smilesnspice.comWww.smilesnspice.comSmiles 'n SpiceCateringNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Muhammad Iqbal Kaukab Realtor7870 E. Kemper Rd Cincinnati Ohio 452495132526123mkaukab@comey.comIqbal@kaukab.netRealtorNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Mahmoud KassemWest Chester 6149664155Kassem.16@outlook.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Other (List in question below)
Emerald home advisors 7739 Tylers Place Blvd, west chester OH 45069513-885-1794 Hossamelsayed@emeraldhomeadvisors.comWWW.hossamelsayed.comRealtorNOT HEALTH CARE WORKER
Smileodontics5236 Cedar Village Drive513-229-3100jameelkhandds@gmail.comHEALTHCARE (specify in question after below)Other (List in question below)
Quick Stitch7390 Tylersville Rd (Inside Meijer)5132023665QuickStitchOH@gmail.comwww.quickstitchoh.comShop (include in other what type of shop)Other (List in question below)
Geotechnical Consulting & Testing LLCPO Box 989, Westchester, OH 45071513-777-0058geotechnical.consulting@gmail.comOther (list below)NOT HEALTH CARE WORKER