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Works by 200 Artists at the 4th Interfaith Art Exhibition at ICCNC

ICCNC: The Fourth Interfaith Art Exhibition which opened on December 3rd at ICCNC and features works by 200 artists of different nationalities and faiths will continue until February 24th. “Collaboration and Connection” is the fourth biennial interfaith art exhibition hosted by the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) and brings together artists from many faiths to express their commitment to interfaith understanding, ...

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The Interfaith Volunteer Project Against Hunger

ICCNC: The Faith Trio, an alliance of Kehilla Community Synagogue, Montclair Presbyterian Church and the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, is organizing an interfaith volunteer project against hunger in Oakland on Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB). We invite you to join in. We will volunteer for three hours doing tasks such as bagging fruit for distribution. ...

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ICCNC Condemns Trump’s Inflammatory Retweets

ICCNC: The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in the most unequivocal terms condemns the violent and unsubstantiated video posts retweeted by President Donald Trump yesterday. These divisive and hateful messages contribute to distorted images of Islam and Muslims and stoke Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment in the U.S. at a time when it is on the rise. Not only is ...

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ICCNC Collects Donations for the Victims of the Devastating Earthquakes in the Western Provinces of Iran

ICCNC:  The ICCNC Board of Directors has issued a statement  that they have collected donations for the victims of the devastating earthquakes in the western provinces of Iran. Read the text of the statement below.   In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul. If ...

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Devastating Earthquakes in the Western provinces of Iran

ICCNC: The ICCNC Board of Directors has issued a statement conveying sympathy for the victims of the earthquake in the west of Iran. Read the text of the statement below. In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Human beings are members of a whole,  In the creation of one essence and soul. If one member is afflicted with ...

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Mayor Schaaf: The location Choice(ICCNC), Was Intentional — a Response to Policies Put Forth by President Trump

ICCNC:California local media covered the Mayor of Oakland’s Annual Address at the  Islamic Cultural  Center  of Northern  California. Mayor Libby Schaaf Schaaf’said: the location choice, along with music and dance performances by Middle Eastern and Latino groups, was intentional — a response to policies put forth by President Trump seen as harmful to Muslims and immigrants. As homelessness shows no ...

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To Contain and to Serve

ICCNC:An Exhibition of Ceramics and Calligraphy By two award-winning artists, Arabic-Persian calligrapher Arash Shirinbab and ceramicist Forrest Lesch-Middelton Where: Gallery and Art & Lecture Room of ICCNC at 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612 Open to public on Fridays and Saturdays, 1 – 5 p.m. from October 28 to November 24 Private visits outside the gallery hours are possible by ...

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Oakland Mayor to Hold State of City Speech at Islamic Center

ICCNC: In addition to announcing the annual speech by the Mayor of Oakland at the ICCNC, the East Bay Times reported on the details of the event and interviewed Peyman Amiri, the chairman of the ICCNC’s Board of Directors. In the interview, Peyman Amiri expressed his wish that Oakland residents attending the event become familiar with the Center’s capabilities and ...

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Oakland Mayor to Give State of City at Islamic Center – a First

ICCNC:The KTVU News Website reported that the Mayor of Oakland will attend the ICCNC and deliver an annual speech. Read the text of the report below. OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf will give the annual State of the City address next month at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California. It’s the first time she will give such ...

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Public Opening Reception Ceremony of “To Contain and to Serve” 

ICCNC:The arts exhibition “To Keep and to Serve” will start on October 28 at the ICCNC and will continue for one month. Read more about this arts exhibition: An Exhibition of Ceramics and Calligraphy When: Saturday, October 28, 4 – 6 p.m. Where: 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612 Exhibition runs from October 28 to November 24 and is open to ...

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