ICSC Statement on New Zealand Terrorist Attack

ICSC Statement on New Zealand Terrorist Attack

It is with a heavy heart and soulful tears the Islamic Center of Southern California expresses its shock and utter disbelief at the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.    As of now, we know dozens of our brethren in faith have been massacred during the holiest period of the week, the Friday Jumma congregational...

Muslim Youth Group: Ski Trip Reflection

Muslim Youth Group: Ski Trip Reflection

The 2019 MYG Ski Trip was one of the best experiences I have had within my Muslim community. As a person who is not around a Muslim youth community, I never take the time at MYG or the MYG ski trip for granted. The first night we got to the campsite and arrived at our...

This Week (Feb. 4 – Feb. 10) – Wrap Up!

This Week (Feb. 4 – Feb. 10) – Wrap Up!

Mayor’s Youth Council and MYG volunteer at ICSC Food Pantry On Saturday, the Mayor’s Youth Council stopped by our food pantry to help volunteer and distribute groceries alongside our MYG. The Council falls under the Mayor’s office of Civic and Community Engagement and is comprised of high school youth looking to become more engaged in...

World Hijab Day – Wrap Up

World Hijab Day – Wrap Up

Last night, we welcomed over 225 guests to the Center for our first World Hijab Day program! This event was a collaboration between the ICSC, New Horizon School LA, and MUNA youth group. The Center was full of smiles, felt warm with community, and everyone had a lot of fun. Alhamdulillah. Thank you to to...

ICSC at Governor Newsom’s Inauguration

ICSC at Governor Newsom’s Inauguration

We are humbled that our previous ICSC Chairperson and current ICSC Civic Liaison Hedab Tarifi was invited to Governor Gavin Newsom’s inauguration on Monday as he was sworn in as the 40th Governor of California. The former Lieutenant Governor and San Francisco Mayor won the largest electoral vote in California in more than half a century. It...

Solidarity Circle in Response to the Tree of Life Synagogue Tragedy

ICSC   Assalamu Alaikum – Greetings of Peace     Dear Family & Friends of ICSC,   Last Saturday, the lives of 11 of our Jewish brothers and sisters were taken in a sheer act of domestic terrorism. Our Jewish friends and allies have stood with us time and again in tragedy and heartache. Let’s come together on Friday to unify...