In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Chicago on 4 November 2011, where he and Illinois State Governor Patrick Quinn signed an Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat.
Chicago, 4 November 2011 – At the invitation of Illinois State Governor Patrick Quinn, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Chicago today to sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat. During the visit, Hazar Imam and Governor Quinn also held talks on a range of issues of mutual interest, including early childhood education and media and communications.
Arsheel Lalani has not allowed Autism Spectrum Disorder to deter him from his love for sports. Together with his basketball team, the 19-year-old won the regional gold medal at the District 225 Glenbrook United Special Olympics.
For a special mind, sometimes it takes just a dream and the efforts of those who understand it to unlock its true potential. The Jiwanis demonstrate how nurturing their autistic son’s dream of being an athlete provided all of them with much-needed hope for a successful future for their child.
Dr Hussein Rashid delivered a lecture titled Everyday Art: An Islamic Impact on American Art on 13 February 2011 at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.