CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Dr. Khaled M. Abou El Fadl

Fighting Islamophobia, contesting the Muslim ban and continuing to protest the injustices and ignorance promoted by the Trump administration and his ilk are among the … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Zulakha Sheikh

Zulakha Sheikh is passionate about education. She caught the bug as an undergrad at the University of California, Irvine, where she worked as a discussion … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Farrah Khan

Just before she went to bed on election night, Farrah Khan was convinced she had lost in her bid for the Irvine City Council. “About … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Ahmad Almutawa

Ahmad Almutawa’s passion is helping kids expand their minds. “I love impacting their lives and making a positive change in my students’ lives,” Almutawa says. … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Asma Wahab

The idea of writing a children’s book occurred to Asma Wahab when she couldn’t find a suitable one in Arabic for her three-year-old daughter. “I … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Umar A. Hakim

After 13 years working as a telecommunication tech, Umar A. Hakim resigned to pursue new interests. Recruited by Imam Saadiq Saafir, he started volunteer work … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Marwa Balkar

Marwa Balkar believes in the power of social media. It has given her a platform as an activist to educate others about Islam. Balkar’s words … Read More

CAIR-LA’s SoCal Muslim of the Week: Al Jabbar

Even as a child, Al Jabbar was attracted to politics. “I was pretty active back home in Sri Lanka when I was growing up,” said … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More