Shaikh Suhail Mulla is a Community Educator at The Family and Youth Institute. He received a Bachelor’s degree in African American Studies at California State University, Northridge, a Master’s degree in Social Welfare from UCLA, and a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Law from Al-Azhar University in Cairo. He currently serves as the Resident Scholar at the Islamic Society of West Valley and as the Muslim Chaplain at UCLA.
Shaikh Suhail has served the community in a variety of capacities including Interim Executive Director and the Director of Mental Health at Access California Services, Assistant Religious Director at the Islamic Society of Orange County, School Social Worker with the Los Angeles Unified School District and Program Director with the West Valley Boys and Girls Club.
His interests lie in the integration of religious knowledge with psychological well-being, as well as in community dialogue between various interfaith and racial/ethnic communities. He is a well-respected community educator and has twenty years of experience in pastoral care and crisis counseling.