It's important to take the time and reflect on what it truly means to be anti-racist. MBASC invites all its members to participate in MuslimARC's Anti-Racism training to create awareness and action within yourself and your profession. Learn what it means to uncover unconscious bias and find the tools you need to make change within your communities. Trainings are scheduled for Wednesday Sept. 16 from 3:00-5:00pm and Sunday Sept. 20 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Register here.
The Muslim Bar Association of Southern California prepared this document in collaboration with local Southern California Attorneys in hopes of combating racism and anti-blackness. MBASC hopes this document will benefit the legal practitioners within our community. If you have additional information or resources to share, please send them to email@example.com. Download our full statement here or read it below. In the Name of God the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful MBASC Action Items for Combating Racism and Anti-Blackness This document was prepared by the Muslim Bar Association of Southern California, in collaboration with Zulu Ali, Esq., Wali Abdul-Malik, Esq., and Tarek [...]
The Muslim Bar Association of Southern California is committed to addressing racism and bias within our legal community. As legal professionals we are committed to rooting out injustice in the legal system. Download our full statement here or read it below. In the Name of God the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. The Muslim Bar Association of Southern California (“MBASC”) is outraged and distraught by the murder of George Floyd and the continued loss of Black lives at the hands of law enforcement. We stand in solidarity with our Black sisters and brothers who have been oppressed and marginalized for far too [...]
2020 Rajan Family Scholarship! This award seeks to recognize and assist an MBASC law student member committed to serving the public interest. The scholarship’s recipient will be awarded the amount of $2,030 to be applied to a preparatory course for the upcoming 2020 California bar exam. To be eligible for the award, an applicant must (1) be a law student expecting to graduate from an ABA-accredited law school in 2020; (2) be an MBASC student member; (3) complete the online application; and (4) submit a personal statement (1,500 words, maximum) explaining: 1. The applicant’s past, present, and future commitment to the [...]
A Legal Employer’s Guide To Islam In The Workplace Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in the United States, and Muslims are vital members of the American workforce. As U.S. legal employers hire more Muslim employees, and as the legal profession increases its commitment to diversity, this document aims to give legal employers access to additional information about how Muslims’ religious practices and obligations may relate to the workplace. Given the limited guidance available to legal employers on this issue, the Muslim Bar Association of Southern California (“MBASC”) is providing the following introduction to the religious practices and expression [...]