The National Council for the USA is pleased to announce that Diamond Jubilee Volunteer Registration is now open.
In commemoration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 60 years of Imamat, the National Council for the United States of America is pleased to announce that Diamond Jubilee Volunteer Registration for all uniform and non-uniform volunteers has officially launched. 
 
Interested members can register online at TheIsmailiUSA.org or in person at Jamatkhana, where registration volunteers will be available for assistance.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Toronto on Thursday evening to begin his visits with the Eastern Canadian Jamat. He was greeted at the Toronto airport by Jamati leaders.

President Banoo Shazma Talib welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to Toronto

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Toronto on Thursday evening to begin his visits with the Eastern Canadian Jamat. He was greeted at the Toronto airport by Jamati leaders.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Chief Justice Beverly Mclaughlin join the inaugural Global Pluralism Award recipients for a group photograph.

Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017. The Award, presented biennially, is designed to seek out those, “… who explore and investigate, and who then reflect on the difference that pluralistic commitments can make in specific contexts, at specific moments, in specific places,” Hazar Imam said. The Global Pluralism Award highlights what a commitment to pluralism can look like in practice.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Chief Justice Beverly Mclaughlin join the inaugural Global Pluralism Award recipients for a group photograph.

Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017. The Award, presented biennially, is designed to seek out those, “… who explore and investigate, and who then reflect on the difference that pluralistic commitments can make in specific contexts, at specific moments, in specific places,” Hazar Imam said. The Global Pluralism Award highlights what a commitment to pluralism can look like in practice.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa earlier this evening, commencing a visit to Canada that will include attending the Global Pluralism Award ceremony as well as meeting with the Jamat of Eastern Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by AKDN Resident Representative for Canada Dr Mahmoud Eboo, President Malik Talib and Vice-President Karima Karmali of the Ismaili Council for Canada upon his arrival in Ottawa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa earlier this evening, commencing a visit to Canada that will include attending the Global Pluralism Award ceremony as well as meeting with the Jamat of Eastern Canada.

Left to right: Global Pluralism Award winners Leyner Palacios Asprilla of Colombia, Alice Wairimu Nderitu of Kenya, and Daniel Webb of Australia.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is scheduled to arrive in Ottawa on 14 November to preside over the inaugural Global Pluralism Awards ceremony, being held Wednesday.

Younger members of the Jamat assisting in the HOPE for Puerto Rico event at the Orlando Convention Center.

The Florida Jamat came together to pack meals for hurricane victims after experiencing a major weather event themselves.

Mawlana Hazar Imam received the highest award bestowed by the Asia Society, the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award, on 01 November for his work to improve the lives of millions in Asia and around the world.

Premier Rachel Notley and Mayor Naheed Nenshi visit residents currently living at Generations campus in Calgary.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Generations: Multi-Generational Housing and Community Centre campus on 3 November 2017.

Artefacts on display at the Ethics in Action exhibition

Ethics in Action: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) held inaugural launch events in Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan. Taking the form of an interactive exhibition, Ethics in Action provides a glimpse into the human dimension of the Ismaili Imamat’s efforts to improve quality of life.

Jubilee Arts Festival is a Diamond Jubilee International Program that will feature the Jamat’s global artistic expressions and highlight the cultural diversity of the Ismaili community around the world. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam addressing the guests after receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mawlana Hazar Imam received the highest award bestowed by the Asia Society, the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award, on 01 November for his work to improve the lives of millions in Asia and around the world.

Mawlana Hazar Imam being presented Asia Society’s 2017 Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award by Michael Bloomberg

Mawlana Hazar Imam received the highest award bestowed by the Asia Society, the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award, on 01 November for his work to improve the lives of millions in Asia and around the world.

Mawlana Hazar Imam to be granted the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award by the Asia Society

Rays of Light: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat was inaugurated in Paris by Mawlana Hazar Imam, along with members of the Noorani family, during his Golden Jubilee. It is returning as a Diamond Jubilee International Program, with the first USA exhibition planned for Chicago on November 2, 2017.

Five former Presidents on stage for the Points of Light Award ceremony, with the five awardees and Neil Bush

On behalf of the Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering (I-CERV), President of the Council for the Southwestern United States, Murad Ajani, was honoured as a Points of Light recipient at a concert on 21 October at Texas A&M University.

Five former Presidents on stage for the Points of Light Award ceremony, with the five awardees and Neil Bush

“These are ordinary people doing extraordinary things. That spirit of volunteerism, that spirit that says we are all in this together, that spirit is exemplified by the five Points of Light recipients.”

— President Barack Obama, speaking about the Points of Light honourees at Texas A&M University on 21 October 2017.

The Conciliation and Arbitration Board for Canada Signs a Historic Agreement at a special ceremony held in Edmonton, Alberta on July 19, 2017.