Changing the Narrative – Meeting with Mehdi Hasan

#MehdiHassan, #MuslimUnity – SMC Leaders, Khalil Dewji, MehdiReza Hirji, Dr. Fatma Hakkak and Salam Hariri attended a Public Speaking Seminar with Political Journalist, Mehdi Hassan, at Bayan College in Clarermont. The seminar included leaders and Imams from other organizations. The seminar provided guidance and technique when speaking about Islam with

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Sunni Shia Unity – The Myth of Sectarianism with Mehdi Hassan

#SunniShiaUnity; #ShiaUnity, #MuslimUnity – Zainabia Islamic Society hosted world renowned political journalist, Mehdi Hasan in Pomona for a discussion on Sunni Shia Unity. SMC Leaders, Khalil Dewji, MehdiReza Hirji, Dr. Fatma Hakkak and Syed Asghar Rizvi were in attendance along with Islamic Shura Council Leaders, Dr. Ahmed Soboh,Chairman and Waqas

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SMC 1st Annual Professional Networking Event

The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California is proud to present its first annual Professional Networking Event! This is an opportunity for the Shia community to come together, network, and learn about what careers our brothers and sisters are involved in. The youth will have the chance to listen to

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The World Academy of Development in Karbala

SMC’s Treasurer, MehdiReza Hirji, recently visited The World Academy of Development in Karbala, Iraq, an educational institute for orphans. The Academy provides education to 19 boys in subjects such as English, Math, Islamic Studies, Character and Tae Kwon Do. Inshallah the Academy will be opening a girls academy in the

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Community Members Gather to Distribute Necessities

Community volunteers at the Orange County homeless encampment gathered on Dec. 23, 2017 to distribute blankets, jackets, sweaters and other warm clothing. Several of our own Shia Muslim Council board members were present. Over 200 pieces were distributed in one hour. Thank you to all those who served, donated items

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