Find out about beneficial programs, services and educational resources from our partner organizations listed below.
Muslim Public Affairs Council
The Muslim Public Affairs Council is a national organization that improves public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims. Originally founded in 1986 as the Political Action Committee of the Islamic Center of Southern California, MPAC has worked diligently to foster a vibrant Muslim American identity,to represent the interests of Muslim Americans to decision makers in government agencies, media outlets, interfaith circles and Hollywood studios, and to develop emerging leaders for our communities and our country.
Bayan Claremont Graduate Program
Bayan Claremont is a graduate school operating since 2011 at Claremont School of Theology that educates American Muslim scholars and religious leaders. Offering masters and doctorate level degrees in various fields of Islamic religious sciences, Bayan aspires to prepare pioneering scholars and leaders who will positively serve the needs of the Muslim community in North America and to prepare its graduates to engage the current and future generations of American Muslims. The Islamic Center of Southern California has collaborated with Bayan in various educational partnerships, and Bayan Claremont President Jihad Turk is the former Director of Religious Affairs at ICSC.
Bureau of Islamic & Arabic Education
The Islamic Center of Southern California created the BIAE as a resource center in 1999 to develop Quranic studies, Islamic studies and Arabic language education for the New Horizon Schools, ICSC Sunday School and the community.
BIAE’s main focus is to provide teachers with the most current methods of teaching and disseminating these curricula.