Family Reflections July Activity: Perceptions of Islam - Think Like a Reporter
Family Reflections July Activity: Perceptions of Islam - Think Like a Reporter
2 July 2018

Purpose: To find ways to present Islam in its true light as a faith of spirituality, peace and social justice.

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which aims to combat misperceptions of Islam and Muslim civilizations
The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which aims to combat misperceptions of Islam and Muslim civilizations
Education Theme 6-5: Responses of the Ismaili Imamat to the Clash of Ignorance and Promoting More Peaceful Coexistence
Education Theme 6-5: Responses of the Ismaili Imamat to the Clash of Ignorance and Promoting More Peaceful Coexistence
30 June 2018

Did you know that through the work of various Imamat institutions, Mawlana Hazar Imam has provided mediums, which address, and which the Jamat can use to address, misperceptions of Islam?

Ismaili CIVIC 150 volunteers in Edmonton during orientation at Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. Voluntary service is part of the ethics of our faith and a way in which we can be positive Ambassadors of Islam.
Ismaili CIVIC 150 volunteers in Edmonton during orientation at Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. Voluntary service is part of the ethics of our faith and a way in which we can be positive Ambassadors of Islam.
Education Theme 6-4:Being Ambassadors of Islam
Education Theme 6-4:Being Ambassadors of Islam
28 June 2018

Did you know that being an Ambassador of Islam is not only about explaining Islam to others, but also about demonstrating the true nature of our faith by living according to the ethics of Islam and pursuing excellence?

"Collision of Moorish Horsemen” by Eugène Delacroix (1844). European orientalist artists often depicted the Muslim world through a lens of violence and barbarism, a stereotype that has remained until today.
"Collision of Moorish Horsemen” by Eugène Delacroix (1844). European orientalist artists often depicted the Muslim world through a lens of violence and barbarism, a stereotype that has remained until today.
Education Theme 6-3: Understanding Violence Committed in the Name of Islam
Education Theme 6-3: Understanding Violence Committed in the Name of Islam
27 June 2018

Did you know that Mawlana Hazar Imam has described acts of violence committed in the name of Islam as generally being political, social or economic in nature, rather than manifestations of faith?

The Alhambra Palace in Granada
The Alhambra Palace in Granada
Education Theme 6-2: Clash of Ignorance and the Education Gap
Education Theme 6-2: Clash of Ignorance and the Education Gap
26 June 2018

Did you know that most stereotypes about Islam can be challenges with examples from the history of Muslim civilizations?

“Danger in the Desert” by Carl Haag (1867). European orientalist artists often depicted the Muslim world through a lens of violence, barbarism, backwardness, exoticness, and in other cases, presenting women as oppressed.
“Danger in the Desert” by Carl Haag (1867). European orientalist artists often depicted the Muslim world through a lens of violence, barbarism, backwardness, exoticness, and in other cases, presenting women as oppressed.
Education Theme 6-1: Misperceptions and Misrepresentations of Islam
Education Theme 6-1: Misperceptions and Misrepresentations of Islam
23 June 2018

Did you know that stereotypes and misperceptions of Islam and Muslims have existed in the Western world for centuries?

Family Reflections June Activity: Perceptions of Islam - Challenge Your Perceptions
Family Reflections June Activity: Perceptions of Islam - Challenge Your Perceptions
14 June 2018

Purpose: To consider our own assumptions and biases about Islam and our role in combating misperception.

Aga Khan Early Learning Centre in Dubai
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre in Dubai
Education Theme 5-4: Role of Dini Education in Early Childhood Development
Education Theme 5-4: Role of Dini Education in Early Childhood Development
17 May 2018

Did you know that Mawlana Hazar Imam is targeting 100% access for both dini education and early childhood development programs within the global Jamat?

Family Reflections May Activity: Reflections on Faith
Family Reflections May Activity: Reflections on Faith
10 May 2018

Purpose: To realize, acknowledge and appreciate that Allah’s creation is all around us, everywhere we go!

Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Calgary during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.
Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Calgary during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Vancouver, arrives in Calgary
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Vancouver, arrives in Calgary
7 May 2018

A grateful and deeply contented British Columbia Jamat bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam on 7 May as Jamati representatives assembled for his departure to Calgary, where he will continue his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Vancouver.
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Vancouver.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Vancouver for second leg of Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Vancouver for second leg of Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
4 May 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam completed the first leg of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada, departing from Ottawa on 4 May after having completed several days of proceedings related to the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and Global Centre for Pluralism. On his departure, Hazar Imam expressed his appreciation for the work of the institutions and highlighted the importance of continuing to build strong institutions in Canada.

Ayaan Jeraj is a member of scouts as well as a youth volunteer.
Ayaan Jeraj is a member of scouts as well as a youth volunteer.
Vancouver’s volunteers work around the clock leading up to Mulaqat
Vancouver’s volunteers work around the clock leading up to Mulaqat
4 May 2018

With Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Vancouver quickly approaching, thousands of volunteers are working day and night to prepare.

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