SMC leadership team engages with Bayan College and meets Muhammad Ali’s wife Lonnie Ali.
Several members of Shia Muslim Council (SMC) leadership team attended a cruise luncheon with Bayan College on Sunday Feb 11, 2018.
As part of the SMC outreach initiative, Hajj Khalil Dewji and Hajj Salam Hariri participated at this special event honoring the recipients of prestigious Muhammad Ali Scholarship for Spiritual Leadership in Bayan Master’s degree programs.
Among the dignitaries present were Lonnie Ali (wife of Muhammad Ali), Dr. Asad Ahmed (Chair of Islamic Studies, UC Berkeley) as well as distinguished Bayan faculty and students.
SMC is committed to build strong connections and alliances with active Islamic and other faith organizations in the area. Our goal is to build bridges that will enable us to collectively deliver the highest possible value for the Islamic community of Southern California and enhance understanding amongst all faith communities.