The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) announced earlier that the University of La Verne has a Muslim Students scholarship opportunity. The scholarship is intended to help Muslim students enrolled at the university for the 2018 Fall Semester. The deadline is approaching on February 23,
#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
#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
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
On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Jamadi al-Awwal 1439 AH will be Friday, January 19th, 2018. No crescent moon was sighted on Wednesday, January 17th. We pray to Allah to guide and bless us as we
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
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
We wish wish our Christian friends and neighbors a hearty Merry Christmas. May the closeness of friends, the comfort of home, and the strength of faith renew our spirits this festive season.