SoCal Muslim of the Week

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This weekly series highlights the contributions and personal accounts of Muslims living in Southern California who have contributed to positive social change in their communities in their own unique way. This series was founded by CAIR-LA in an effort to dispel negative portrayals of Muslims commonly seen in mainstream media and in an effort to help humanize Muslims by sharing the extraordinary contributions they are making to greater society. …

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Faran Kharal

  A 24 year old Pakistani, Muslim American traveled with his team to Washington D.C. on Tuesday. Representing his relief organization with fellow staff alongside 15 other Muslim social service organizations working on the ground natio…

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Yasmeen Azam

Yasmeen Azam, 20, was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is of Jordanian descent and is the daughter of immigrant parents that came to America in search for a better life. She is passionate about world affairs and is currently a third …

CAIR-LA SoCal Muslim of the Week: Najee Ali

  Born in Gart, Indiana, Najee Ali moved to South Central Los Angeles at the age of 11 and had lived most of his childhood in poverty. His life’s struggles inspired him to dedicate himself in the servitude of the less fortunate, leading him to creat…

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Margari Aziza Hill

Born in New Jersey and raised in San Jose, California, Margari Aziza Hill is a wife and a mother, a writer, an educator and a community leader who has committed her life to many educational causes related to African American Muslims and larger communities. …

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