Volunteering at Mayor’s Day

By: Abeer Gaber


As an Americorps  member, I am asked to serve the community on certain days throughout the year. So, I like to choose different volunteer opportunities to learn about different non-profit organizations in the Los Angles… Continue reading

Helping clients find employment

By: Abeer Gaber


There are some weeks where something just clicks and you have real success…. This week I helped a client gain employment!


I had one of those weeks. I have been continuously trying to reach out… Continue reading

MYG interfaith project declared “2013 Faith-Based Organization of the Year” by Governor Jerry Brown

By: Soha Yassine 


The office of Governor Jerry Brown declared our Muslim-Jewish leadership council. MAJIC (Muslims and Jews Inspiring Change) the 2013 “Faith-based organization of the year.” I have been invited to Sacramento to receive… Continue reading

Journey of a Lifetime

By: Anonymous 


On April 13, 2013, the Muslim Youth Group (MYG) of the Islamic Center of Southern California embarked on a journey to hike to the Hollywood Sign, located in Los Angeles. The day began with a healthy,… Continue reading

ICSC and MPAC issue joint statement regarding Boston Marathon Bombing

By: Marium Mohiuddin, MPAC

(Los Angeles – 4/19/13) – The Muslim Public Affairs Council this morning expressed its shock and disbelief over the news that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing are two Chechen brothers who were… Continue reading

22nd Annual Media Awards with Special Guest Dustin Hoffman

 By: Editor

The Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Hollywood Bureau is excited to announce its 22nd Annual Media Awards Gala will be held on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles. This year, MPAC is proud to honor three… Continue reading

ICSC Hosts LAPD Muslim Community Forum

By: Editor


On the evening of Thursday March 14, the ICSC was pleased to host Chief Charlie Beck and the Los Angeles Police Department at the LAPD’s semi-annual “Muslim Forum”.


The forum was initiated by Chief Beck’s predecessor… Continue reading

Catching my Stride

By: Abeer Gaber 


I feel like I have finally begun to find my stride this month with regards to my

department. I am still facing difficulties with conveying to my clients what I actually

have to offer because… Continue reading

MYG Wins at Model United Nations Competition

By: Sami Ghanem 


The MYG represented 3 countries at the GCLA Global Classrooms Model United Nations, at the University of California, Los Angeles.


Othman and Omar represented Egypt while George represented Saudi Arabia in the UNEP committee,… Continue reading

Eboo Patel to be Claremont Lincoln University Commencement Speaker

By: Editor 

Claremont Lincoln University is pleased to announce Eboo Patel, Ph.D., the President of Interfaith Youth Core, as itsCommencement Speaker as well as the recipient of its first honorary doctorate. All who would like to celebrate with… Continue reading

Partnership with QueensCare continues to save lives

By: Nurse Fay, RN with QueensCare Health & Faith Partnership

Every week I perform Blood pressure and sugar exams on our local Hope-Net food pantries, including the ICSC. All of our Hope-Net screenings and follow up are helpful to the… Continue reading

MYG Holds Annual Ski Trip at Mountain High

By: Waffa Abuhajer
Waking up in the morning at 4:30 may be a drag, but not when you are going to a ski trip with friends! The MYG Ski Trip 2013 was created by the MYG, for the MYG… Continue reading

“Islam, Then and Now: From Al-Andalusia to America” starts Sunday!

By: Editor


The final Module of AIT’s fourth year is now open for registration online,
at Please sign up soon in order to reserve
your spot for this very interesting and intellectual set of classes.… Continue reading

MYG Commemorates MLK Day with Service Project

By: Shurooq Abuhajer



Martin Luther king Jr. Is a great man and is very well known in our history. He wanted equality for all races and we should respect him for that. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day,… Continue reading

MPAC & ICSC Host Legislative Staffers Brunch

By: Marium Mohiuddin 

Imam Tariq Ansaar Aquil, the Executive Director of<br>the Interreligious Council for Prevention and<br>Resolution of Global Crisis

Last week as part of its continuing mission and commitment to work with government officials, MPAC and the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) met with staffers from national, state and local elected officials’ offices to… Continue reading

ICSC Participates in Interfaith Recovery Day

By: Hatice Kubra Sen


We as Islamic Center of Southern California were honored to be invited by SHARE to the Recovery Day on January 26th 2013. SHARE is one of the grassroots non-profit agencies reaching out people from… Continue reading

Delegation of Saudi Leaders visit ICSC

By: Shirin Karoon Nouh


On Friday, January 25, a group delegation from Saudi Arabia, which included professors, preachers, and a Deputy Minister of Mosque Affairs visited the Islamic Center of Southern California.  They were invited by the U.S.… Continue reading

2013 American Muslim Achievement Awards draws audience of 500

By: Editor


Yesterday’s American Muslim Achievement Awards honoring Dr. Mohamed El-Erian drew an audience of 500 people to the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live. Thank you to everyone who attended, and to the sponsors, Board of Directors,… Continue reading

Learning and Growing- Americorps Update

By: Abeer Gaber 


This month has been difficult as well as we are still trying to learn and grow in our new

roles. But, I do believe I have had somewhat of a success with a certain client.… Continue reading

KNBC Reporter Conan Nolan to MC American Muslim Achievement Awards

By: Editor 


This just in! The ICSC is pleased to announce that Conan Nolan will be the Master of Ceremonies at this year’s American Muslim Achievement Awards.


Conan Nolan is the political reporter for KNBC-TV in Los… Continue reading