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

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

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

ICSC Youth Testify at LA City Human Relations Commission Anti-Bullying Hearing

By: Soha Yassine 


Wasi with ICSC Youth Coordinator Soha Yassine and the other panelists

On November 7, 2012, the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission convened an anti-bullying forum for city officials. The forum consisted of individual presentations… Continue reading

Hassan Hathout Legacy Foundation Annual Essay Contest

By: Dr. Eba Hathout


Dr. Hassan Hathout (1924-2009) was a man of God, a man of science, and a man of love.  Love in God was a crucial part of his mission.  For Hassan Hathout, all people regardless… Continue reading

New Horizon School Pasadena recognized as Green Ribbon School

By: Amira Al-Sarraf


It is with great pleasure that we announce our school’s recognition as a Green Ribbon School for our efforts in promoting environmental themes within our school program.  Although we have been featured on the… Continue reading

MYG and MPAC partner for 2-day Civic Summit for young leaders


Last weekend, about 25 Muslim high school and college students attended a two-day civic summit organized by the Muslim Youth Group of the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) and MPAC.


The summit provided participants with an opportunity… Continue reading

MYG helps rising filmaker document American Muslim Identity

By: Susana Casares

Making films is not easy, especially if you are a student in a foreign country. I moved to Los Angeles from Spain four years ago, thanks to a scholarship that allowed me to pursue an MFA in… Continue reading

Muslim Jewish High School Leadership Council Officially Launched at New Ground Iftar

By: Rabbi Sarah Bassin

Two of the eight Muslim Council members, Ayman Baha and Kareem Zeeni

Before the break fast officially began Thursday night, the courtyard of the Westside JCC was filled with 225 people partnering with others they just… Continue reading

MYG Ramadan Youth Nights both fun and enriching

By: Marwa Abdelghani

Everyone is always thrilled once Ramadan is just around the corner. People are so excited and just cannot wait until the first day. But why is that? Is it because they love starving themselves for sixteen hours… Continue reading

Reflection on MYG Interfaith Young Leaders Initiative

By: Marwa Abdelghani

It’s amazing how some young adults don’t mind waking up at 6 a.m. early in the morning ontheir first days of summer. It’s amazing how there are still some teenagers that feel the need toand want to… Continue reading

MYG Joins Interfaith Inventions

By: Soha Yassine 


This year, the MYG partnered up once again to send a delegation of Muslim youth to the Annual Interfaith Inventions Camp. The camp is designed to foster ongoing friendships among youth of different … Continue reading

June Family Night re-cap

By: Dr. Zeina Ghanem 

Alhamdulillah the June Family Night was great. You can view photos of the event here

From the beautiful sitting area to the resounding of the Adhan by Dr. Saleh Kholoki’s  throughtout the… Continue reading

Identity, Engagement and Expression: Recap of the 2012 MYG Leadership Academy Summer Session

By: Soha Yassine 

MYG Leadership Academy held its first annual summer session from June 18-22. It was an opportunity to develop leadership and spirituality as well as articulate the American Muslim Identity through intellectual and artistic expression.

The session… Continue reading

Youth Update

By: Soha Yassine 

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Muslim-Jewish High School Leadership Council Selected

By: Editor 


Sixteen extraordinary Muslim and Jewish high school students have been selected through a competitive application process to take part in this fall’s inaugural Muslim-Jewish High School Leadership Council.  Supported by the Human Relations Commission and… Continue reading

Calling all youth! MYG to start Model United Nations Club

By: Sami Ghanem


MYG plans to host a simulation of the real United Nations called Model United Nations, or MUN.  This conference will be inviting schools from all over LA to try out their diplomacy representing the interests… Continue reading

Mosque Field Trip Reflection

By: Editor

Below is a reflection written by an eighth grade student at Westside Neighborhood School after a visit to the Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Southern California in April.


During the second trimester of… Continue reading