Empowering the Muslim community through educational, religious and social programs, and community service & Building bridges of unity and understanding with our neighbors and interfaith communities.
Serving the Muslim community and working to realize the main message of Islam as mercy to all mankind
Our History – Creation of Our Center
The Islamic Center of Hawthorne was incorporated in the State of California on March 31st, 1995. The current building located on 12209 Hawthorne Way is fully paid for and owned by the Muslim community.
The Islamic Center of Hawthorne is a non-profit organization committed to serving the religious and social needs of the LA community. We have a Mosque, a full-time Al-Huda School, and a Sunday School.
Al-Huda Islamic School started in September 1998 with 31 students; kindergarten thru third grade, with 4 classrooms using the premises of the Islamic Center of Hawthorne. The School serves the growing Muslim Community of South-Bay Area. The school currently serves Pre- K to 8th grade with a 120 students.
The Islamic Center of Hawthorne owns two facilities that operates all of the activities including the full-time school, the sunday school, the Quran classes, Youth programs and other social activities.
The Islamic Center of Hawthorne provides several social, financial, religious and educational services to the public community.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors (B.O.D.) is an elected body that is in charge of the day-to-day activities of ICH. The President of the Board is elected by the General Body of the Center and then he appoints 6 other Board members that are approved by the General Body. The B.O.D. serves for a term of two years.
The B.O.D. is open to suggestions and comments and continuously strives to offer the community the quality services they need. The B.O.D. is also continuously looking for volunteers to manage the many activities that the Center runs. If you have the time or knowledge in any field and would like to help, please signup in the volunteer section.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is elected from the General Body of the Islamic Center of Hawthorne and is entrusted with the general policies of ICH as well as major decisions. The Board of Trustees is composed of 7 members total: 5 elected from the General Body, the President of the Board of Directors, and the President of the Board of Education. The term for this Board is 4 years.
The current 2018-2020 Board of Trustees Members are:
Board of Education
The Board of Education is an elected body that is in charge of all running-management affairs for Al-Huda Islamic School. This board is composed of 5 members, three elected from the General Body of the Islamic Center of Hawthorne, one from the Board of Directors and one elected by the parents of the school. The Board then appoints a president for the Board.
Our Board of Education members are: