SHAFAQNA – I published a lengthy article that has been updated over the years titled How Hard Is It To Establish a Real Muslim Umbrella Organization?. This article outlines the long saga of the many such organizations that have come and gone since the early 1990’s. The last update was on March 12, 2014 when a press release was issued announcing the formation of a new umbrella organization called the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO).
USCMO has not been particularly active in their first year, and their membership has not grown to be any more inclusive. The USCMO member organizations listed in their first press release were: