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Imam Bilal Elsakka

Imam Bilal Elsakka currently serves the MAS Community and Youth Center (MCYC) in ‪Elk Grove‬, CA. He was born and raised in the Bay Area, where he memorized the Quran, spent time with scholars, and obtained a degree in Communication Studies from San Jose State University. He has served the general Muslim community for several years in varying capacities, particularly related to working with the youth.

From the classroom to the Masjid, elementary students to respected elders, immigrants to the indigenous, he tries his best to teach Islam in as relevant a fashion as possible.

He is currently furthering his education with California Islamic University (CIU), based in Southern California.

imam bilal elsakka

Bilal Elsakka

Religious & Youth Director

Imam Bilal Elsakka currently serves the MAS Community and Youth Center (MCYC) in ‪Elk Grove‬, CA. He was born and raised in the Bay Area, where he memorized the Quran, spent time with scholars, and obtained a degree in Communication Studies from San Jose State University. He has served the general Muslim community for several years in varying capacities, particularly related to working with the youth.

From the classroom to the Masjid, elementary students to respected elders, immigrants to the indigenous, he tries his best to teach Islam in as relevant a fashion as possible.

He is currently furthering his education with California Islamic University (CIU), based in Southern California.

Waseem Peracha

Youth Education Director

Imam Waseem is a graduate of Wayne State University with a degree in Computer Science and a Bachelors in Shariah with the Islamic University of North America (Mishkah). His Islamic studies background also includes completing an Islamic studies certificate program, designed for young leaders from America in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has also studied in various intensive courses in Dawah, Arabic, Tajweed, Tafseer and Hadeeth studies and holds an Ijazah in the recitation of the Qur'an.

His passion is working with young Muslims to revive a sense of belonging and love of their deen. He has committed himself to inspire people to live the Quran. He has an engaging style of speaking and instruction which youth and adults really enjoy.

He currently resides in Elk Grove, CA with his wife and 4 children.

Imam Waseem Peracha

Imam Waseem is a graduate of Wayne State University with a degree in Computer Science and a Bachelors in Shariah with the Islamic University of North America (Mishkah). His Islamic studies background also includes completing an Islamic studies certificate program, designed for young leaders from America in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has also studied in various intensive courses in Dawah, Arabic, Tajweed, Tafseer and Hadeeth studies and holds an Ijazah in the recitation of the Qur’an.

His passion is working with young Muslims to revive a sense of belonging and love of their deen. He has committed himself to inspire people to live the Quran. He has an engaging style of speaking and instruction which youth and adults really enjoy.

He currently resides in Elk Grove, CA with his wife and 4 children.