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

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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/

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Muslims Unite for Portland Heroes

CelebrateMercy – a national organization that teaches about the Prophet Muhammad’s life and character through programs and social campaigns, has started a campaign on Launchgood.com to raise funds for the grieving families of those that defended Muslim women against anti-Muslim harassment this past weekend in Portland, Oregon. Check out the campaign

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President Trump and the Muslim World

In a Battle Between Good and Evil, Good and Evil must be Absolute and not Relative In an ostentatious conference hall in Riyadh, President Trump lectured a group  of bizarrely deferential leaders from 50 Muslim majority  nations, while actually telling them he was “not here to lecture”.  Magically changing the

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Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadhan, 1438 AH

May 26th, 2017 On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to wish the community Ramadhan Kareem. We have received confirmation of several visual moonsightings in North America and the first day of Ramadhan will be on Saturday May 27, 2017. This is the month

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