Dr. Qazwini Attends Second Inauguration of Mayor Garcetti

On Saturday, July 1st, Dr. Qazwini attended the second inauguration of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti along with other dignitaries and members of the interfaith community at the Los Angeles City Hall. Large crowds of the public also attended to honor the inclusivity and welcoming nature of the City of Los Angeles.

Annual Summer Youth Camp This Weekend!

The IECOC youth group is pleased to announce their upcoming annual youth camp from July 6th-9th at Camp Nawakwa near Big Bear Lake, CA. Campers with enjoy sports, hiking, and other physical activities, as well as discussions with various leaders and professionals in a friendly and spiritual environment. Spaces are limited, so please register soon…

Eid Carnival on Sunday, July 9th

Mark your calendars for the upcoming annual Eid ul-Fitr carnival hosted by the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California on Sunday, July 9th at William R. Mason Regional Park in Irvine, CA from 11 am to 7 pm. Activities include Basketball, Soccer, Raffles, and a Jumper for the kids! Food will be for sale. All…

Eid Al-Fitr 2017 Update

Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, This is an update to SMC’s earlier declaration of confirmed sighting of the new crescent on Saturday evening. We have now been able to confirm that two credible Mumineen from the El Hussain Community Center in the City of Bell were able to observe the new crescent on top…

Eid Al-Fitr, Sunday June 25, 2017

Based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent on Saturday evening, June 24, 2017  with the naked eye by the believers in Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and other ares, IECOC announces Sunday, June 25 as the day of Eid al-Fitr (1st of Shawwal 1438). Eid Mubarak

IECOC Hosts Local Law Enforcement

On Monday, June 19th, the IECOC hosted the Honorable Sandra Hutchens, Sheriff of Orange County along with other dignitaries for the nightly iftar program and to meet with the community. Presenters for the night included Sheriff Hutchens, Dr. Qazwini, Mr. Salam al-Marayati of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Mr. Mohannad Malas of the Orange…

Nights of Qadr at the IECOC

During the nights of Qadr, The IECOC hosted a full house of worshippers who came together to worship in the spirit of togetherness and harmony. On Saturday the 17th, coinciding with the night of the 23rd of Ramadan, the program lasted into the next morning and ended with Fajr prayers.

Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School

On Wednesday, June 14th, the founding president of Bayan Claremont Islamic graduate school, Mr. Jihad Turk, addressed the IECOC community. Mr. Turk spoke about the mission and vision of Bayan Claremont, including addressing the needs of the American Muslim community. Bayan Claremont is a private Islamic Graduate school located in Claremont, California that currently offers…