Representing Our Faith, Our Voice

First MA Republican Governor to Visit a Mosque

On Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1 pm, the Governor will join us for jumua (Friday services). This will be a historic moment for our community, marking the first time a Republican Governor will visit a mosque during his tenure. Gov. Baker will experience his first khutbah to be given by our Senior Imam Shaykh Yasir, address our community, and meet our community members afterwards. Join us for this historic moment!



Representing Our Community at Inaugural Events

Shaykh Yasir Offers Prayer at Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley’s Swearing-In Ceremony
The ISBCC was honored to be invited to Congresswoman Pressley’s Historic Swearing-In Ceremony. Congresswoman Pressley is the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress from MA. Shaykh Yasir invoked Prophet Musa’s (Peace be upon him) dua as a blessing for the Congresswoman as she embarks on taking on the Pharaohs of our time.


Shaykh Yasir Offers Prayer at State of the City
For the third straight year, Shaykh Yasir was invited to offer prayer at the Mayor’s State of the City. Listen to his prayer on caretakership – a message we must all take to heart.


ISBCC at Swearing-In of Attorney General Maura Healey
ISBCC was specially invited to be present at our Attorney General’s Swearing-In Ceremony. Br. Yusufi Vali represented our community among many faith and civic leaders.


Governor’s Hate Crimes Task Force Makes Four Recommendations to Law Enforcement
Last year the Governor appointed 17 members to his Hate Crimes Task Force. Br. Yusufi Vali was one of these appointees. The Task Force recently recommended Governor Baker to urge law enforcement agencies to take four key steps to protect against hate in the state. You can read about the four recommendations here.

To be part of the ISBCC Civic Engagement Team email Yusufi Vali at yusufi@isbcc.org.