The Islamic Center of Southern California has arranged to have Friday Khutbas and prayers in Santa Monica for Muslims living and working in that area.
Location: First United Methodist Church in Santa Mónica (1008 11th St., corner of Washington Ave., 90403 - Fireside Room, in the back of the main sanctuary, entrance to the left of the building)
Time: at 1:30 pm
Parking: Free (there is free church parking right across the street).
Contact person: Cesar Dominquez
There are only a few people that currently attend and we'd like to increase the number to ensure that we do not lose the current location. For more information call Islamic Center of Southern California at: 213 382 9200 or go to www.icsconline.org.
Power of Social Innovation
Sunday, February 24th, 2013 at 1:30pm
Location: Islamic Center of Southern California.
434 S. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90020
Salams Dear Mecans
We are proud to bring you Br. Umar Hakeem for a great event at the Islamic Center of Southern California, on Sunday February 24 at 1:30 PM. Please join us as Br. Umar talks about the power of social innovation.
Civc leaders around the US and throughout the world are discovering creative ways of overcoming the obstacles that seal the door of opportunity for too many. These inspiring individuals believe that within our communities lies the entrepreneurial spirit, compassion, and resources to make progress in such critical areas as education, housing, and economic self-reliance.
Real progress requires that we take bold action and leverage our strength for the greater good. Join us on February 24th 2013 as Umar Hakim provides insights and skills on how we can create healthier communities and promote innovative solutions to public and social problems.
Please RSVP HERE for this event!
We look forward to seeing you.
The final Module of AIT's fourth year is now open for registration online,
at www.academyofislamicthought.org. Please sign up soon in order to reserve
your spot for this very interesting and intellectual set of classes. If
you register before the start date of February 24, you will be receive a
$10 discount, for a charge of $90 for the 6 week course. The cost for
registrants who sign up after that date will be $100. We encourage you to sign up quickly as seats will be limited. Thanks for your interest in AIT.
3 instructors, 6 classes :
DR. SHERMAN JACKSON , NAJEEBA SYEED-MILLER & MARIAM SAADA
Module 4 - Islam, Then and Now: from Al-Andalusia to America
February 24,2013 - March 31,2013 (Sundays 9-11 a.m.)
Race and Racism: Between America and Islam
(taught by Dr.SHERMAN JACKSON)
A Model for Prophetic Conflict Resolution in Family,Community and Everyday Life - Part 1
(taught by Najiba Syeed-Miller)
A Model for Prophetic Conflict Resolution in Family,Community and Everyday Life - Part 2
(taught by Najiba Syeed-Miller)
Al-Andalus: Infancy, Maturity and Decline;Taifa Kingdoms
(taught by Mariam Saada)
From Taifas to End of Reconquista (taught by Mariam Saada)
Spain 1492-1614 (taught by Mariam Saada)
Babysitting will be offered during the class for $15/child/module. You may
register your children on the first day of class.
Lecture 3: A Model for Prophetic Conflict Resolution in Family,Community
and Everyday Life - Part 2 (taught by Najiba Syeed-Miller)
Lecture 4: Al-Andalus: Infancy, Maturity and Decline;Taifa Kingdoms
(taught by Mariam Saada)
Lecture 5: From Taifas to End of Reconquista (taught by Mariam Saada)
Lecture 6: Spain 1492-1614 (taught by Mariam Saada)
Babysitting will be offered during the class for $15/child/module. You may register your children on the first day of class.
Assalam u Aleikum
Please join us at the 2013 Annual Muslim Achievement Awards on February 2nd, 2013. Please click on the blue link below to register!
In 1991, the Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC) held the inaugural American Muslim Achievement Award (AMAA). This year, the ICSC will honor Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian for his outstanding achievements in the fields of finance, global investment management strategies, and matters related to the global economy.
Previous recipients of the AMAA include: Dr. Ahmed Zewail (Nobel Prize, Chemistry); Mr. Moustafa Akkad; Dr. Suraiya Rasheed; Dr. Mateen Ahmed (glaucoma valve inventor); Dr. Omar and Mrs. Azmeralda Alfi; Mr. Farooq Kathwari (CEO, Ethan Allen); Dr. Fathi Osman; Mr. Safi Qureshey; Dr. Hassan Hathout; Dr. Maher Hathout; Mr. Sohaib Abbasi (Senior VP, Oracle Corp.); Prof. Mohamed Abdou; Ms. Talat Hasan; Mr. Mohammed Zakariya; Dr. Cherif Bassiouni (Nobel Peace Prize Nominee); and Mr. Omar Hamoui.
More about this year's honoree
Dr. El-Erian was born in New York in 1958, and lived in Egypt as a young child. His family moved back to New York in 1968 when his father took a position at the United Nations representing Egypt. Dr. El-Erian later completed his undergraduate studies at Cambridge University, and earned his master s degree and doctorate in economics from Oxford University. From 1983 to 1997, he worked for the International Monetary Fund. Subse- quently, Dr. El-Erian served as managing director at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London. Dr. El-Erian has published widely on international economic and finance topics, including “When Markets Collide,” a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He was named to Foreign Policy Magazine s list of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” each year from 2009 through 2012. Dr. El-Erian has served on several boards and committees, including the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, the International Center for Research on Women, the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the IMF s Committee of Eminent Persons. He is currently a board member of NBER, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Cambridge in America.
Adult (18+): $150.00
Youth (17 and younger): $100.00
We look forward to seeing you there!