• Yet Another Crime Against Humanity in our Turbulent and Tyrannical Era

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California voices its heartfelt concern at the cruelties of the extremist groups in Myanmar against powerless Rohingya Muslims. This is yet another crime against humanity of our turbulent and tyrannical era.  The UN Refugee Agency’s reports over 120,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to

  • Service To Humanity is Why We Exist

    As we celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, we remember the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Abraham. In particular, on this day of Eid, our hearts go out to the victims of the catastrophic floods in Texas where so many thousands of people are enduring unspeakable hardship. Let us be inspired by the sacrifice of

  • SMC Statement on Barcelona Attack

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California unequivocally condemns the atrocities committed against innocent people in Barcelona yesterday killing 14 people and maimimg over a hundred. Terrorism is a curse of our times that distresses the hearts of all upstanding human beings who inhabit our world. The cruelty of these

  • First Joint Interfaith Youth Basketball Tournament

    SCMCO will be holding its very first Joint Interfaith Youth Basketball Tournament on September 4th, 2017 at Next Level Sports Complex.  This is a great opportunity for youth from all backgrounds to come together and connect. Enrollment Form: http://scmco.net/interfaith-ybb/enrollment-form/

  • SMC Upcoming Elections and New Islamic Center Project

    On Sunday, July 16th, the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California held its general body meeting in Yorba Linda, CA. The meeting was attended by 13 Shia based organization and a number individual community members to discuss current and future affairs of Muslims. SMC also honored its volunteers who supported

  • A Successful SMC Eid Picnic

    As-Salaam Alaikum Community Members, Three years ago, leaders and scholars from 15 Shia based organizations came together and planted a critical seed of unity among the followers of Ahlul Beyt by establishing the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California (SMC). It was a crucial initiative to support the causes and

  • Eid-ul-Fitr Picnic: THIS Sunday!

    The Shia Muslim Council will be holding its Second Annual Community Eid-ul-Fitr Picnic on Sunday, July 9th, at William Mason Regional Park (Irvine) from 11 am to 7 pm. All centers are welcome and encouraged to participate.  This will be a wonderful time for families to spend time together and

  • United We Stand

    June 18, 2017 Salaam Alaykum and Ramadan Kareem, Muslim unity has never been more important than today. Dear brothers and sisters, there has never been a more critical time to prove that “United We Stand” and to bring about a positive change in our communities. Watch this timely video: Make

  • Understanding the Uniqueness of the Quran

    Understanding the Uniqueness of the Quran