Vision99 is the future campus of Roswell Community Masjid. It is a campus that is sustainably developed to reflect the values of our community and create a vibrant and inviting sanctuary for people of all faiths and to provide space for spiritual and social growth for the North Fulton Muslim community. Vision99 inspires to be the first faith-based Living Building certified campus in the US.
The name, Vision 99, was inspired by the need to plan to serve the spiritual and social needs of several future generations.
RCM has acquired a 5.5-acre property that is strategically located in the middle of Roswell, Georgia, a thriving suburb of Atlanta that is diverse, and rich in community tradition and family-centered activities.
The RCM community has over the years become an integral part of the Roswell/North Fulton community. The Campus Master plan called for three main structures to serve as a community space, educational space, and a spiritual space (Masjid).
RCM concept started in 2006 and opened its doors as a neighborhood Islamic community center in November 2008 in a rented 4,500 space. THE founding principles were:
- Family and youth friendly: Creating a welcoming space that anyone feels comfortable joining.
- Authentic Islamic Knowledge: With the community diversity and the multicultural nature of our community we thought it was necessary to rely on authentic knowledge and clearly distinguish that from cultural traditions. In any major decisions knowledgeable scholars are consulted to ensure consistency with authentic Islamic principles.
- Financial Sustainability: As a nonprofit organization RCM is committed to be financially sound by making sure proper financial planning and budgeting are instituted and that the organization is committed to accountability, transparency, and stewardship of the financial resources of the community.
RCM is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization governed by a 9-member Board of trustees. Each trustee term is 3 years with a one-time renewal eligibility for a maximum of 6 consecutive years of service on the Board.
The Religious leadership team is led by an Imam, and the operational team is led by an Executive Director. Both the Imam and the Executive Director report to the Board of Trustees.
Leadership at all levels is carefully structured to represent the rich diversity that exists among the general community membership.