The Muslim Group of USA and Canada was established on November 23, 1977 (13 Thee Al-Hijjah, 1379 H) in the city of Toledo, Ohio by a small group of college students.
Those students recognized the dire need to provide the Muslim student population with an educational and religious environment protecting them from all the materialistic temptations they were facing in their new and peculiar society.
Soon, the Muslim Group was recognized to be the first orderly and systematic Shia student organization in the US and Canada. In 1982, the Muslim Group divided the United States into five regions with Canada being a sixth one to simplify its work and to create a network for spreading its activities across these two vast North American nations.
Below is an illustration of what the Muslim Group has contributed: