In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful 

Bismillah hir Rahman nir Rahim - In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful 

 Islamic Shura Council of So Cal

Feb. 15, 2017

19 Jumada Al-Awal 

  Newsletter Issue # 410

 
"Wealth and children are [but] adornment of the worldly life. But the enduring good deeds are better to your Lord for reward and better for [one's] hope. ~ Qur'an 18:46

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These are the final 10 days of ticket sales. TICKET SALES END FRIDAY, FEB. 24TH. Don't miss you opportunity to see  Imam Suhaib Webb at our 22nd Annual Banquet, Standing United, on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Anaheim Hilton. With the new U.S. Administration in the White House, we must join hands in Standing United for the common and greater good.

DON'T BE LEFT OUT, be among those who "Repel, by [means of] what is best, [their] evil. We are most knowing of what they describe. (
Qur'an 23:96) And rely upon God; and sufficient is God as Disposer of affairs.( Qur'an 33:3). Tickets are available here

For more info, please contact us at (714) 373-6473.


MORE KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
 
This past weekend, the Shura Council held an emergency leadership meeting to discuss challenges our community has been facing since President Trump took office. Local representatives from CAIR, ACLU and NLG took part. 

One action you can take now, is to contact your elected officials in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives,to let them know how you feel. Remember, they do work for you.

Please review Know Your Rights information here, in nine languages.

NEWS
 
Oroville, CA residents return to their homes as the Nation's tallest dam's spillway is under repair with more rain expected.

More rain is expected this week and into the weekend. Ready .gov had many resources available for severe weather, lightning and thunderstorms, floods, debris flows and more.  

The POTUS signs another executive order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, which gives local law enforcement "t o perform the functions of immigration officers in relation to the investigation, apprehension, or detention of aliens in the United States under the direction and the supervision of the Secretary".

The Southern Poverty Law Center releases its spring edition with "The Year of Hate and Extremism" how was the radical right more successful in entering the political mainstream last year than in half a century.

What would an America without Muslims be like? ISPU released this video to help answer this question.



EVENTS
 
The Shura Council calendar offers many community events.We have compiled a select few for your convenience. 

Feb. 17
> Know your Rights workshop, in Hawthorne.

Feb. 18
> Help-Hope-Love, fundraiser for Syria's children.
> Anti-Bullying workshop, in Canoga Park.

Feb. 19
> United for America Rally, in Los Angeles.

Feb. 25
> Know your Rights workshop, in Torrance.

For all upcoming events, click here. To add your upcoming event to our calendar, please click here. 
 


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The Islamic Shura Council is an umbrella organization of Mosques and Muslim organizations serving the Muslims of Southern California. Since 1995,  the Council continues to foster the spirit and culture of "working together" at all levels in one of the most diverse and largest Muslim populations in the country.