The One Jamat Mosaic — comprising thousands of individual photos into a single, cohesive work of art — was presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the morning of Navroz, March 21, 2018, to commemorate his Diamond Jubilee.
The One Jamat Mosaic — comprising thousands of individual photos into a single, cohesive work of art — was presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the morning of Navroz, March 21, 2018, to commemorate his Diamond Jubilee.
Imamat Day Mubarak 2019
Imamat Day Mubarak 2019
10 July 2019
On behalf of the Jamati institutions, we extend our heartfelt mubarakis to the Jamat on the occasion of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam's 62nd year as Imam of the Time. We offer our sincere shukranas for Hazar Imam’s continued benevolent guidance that has led to the unprecedented advancement of the US and global Jamats. 
Over 400 Dallas Jamati members and friends from the larger community volunteered to pack meals on Thanksgiving Day.
Over 400 Dallas Jamati members and friends from the larger community volunteered to pack meals on Thanksgiving Day.
The United States Jamat and Civil Society
The United States Jamat and Civil Society
23 June 2019

“One of the energizing forces that makes a quality civil society possible, of course, is the readiness of its citizens to contribute their talents and energies to the social good. What is required is a profound spirit of voluntary service, a principle cherished in Shia Ismaili culture.” -Mawlana Hazar Imam, Brown University in 2014.

Alaudin Bhanji receiving NASA's Outstanding Leadership Award, in 2014. He is with the (then) Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L), and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Alaudin Bhanji receiving NASA's Outstanding Leadership Award, in 2014. He is with the (then) Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L), and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Asteroid named after Ismaili scientist
Asteroid named after Ismaili scientist
14 May 2019

It is a rare and historic honor to have an object in space named after an individual. It is usually reserved for someone who first discovers it, generally after years of painstaking observation of the night sky through giant telescopes. So to be recognized in this manner is indeed an occasion worthy of note. Yet, this is precisely what happened at the end of 2018.

AKU nurses Salima Pirani (Dallas) and Amina Huda (California) review patient records during their volunteer shift.
AKU nurses Salima Pirani (Dallas) and Amina Huda (California) review patient records during their volunteer shift.
Ismaili Nurses Provide Medical Care to Northern California Fire Survivors
Ismaili Nurses Provide Medical Care to Northern California Fire Survivors
6 February 2019
“Thank you again for all you are doing to help staff the shelter. You and all the Aga Khan Council volunteers have been a tremendous help, and I really can’t thank you enough! Your nurses wanted to be here. They came with such open hearts. It was fabulous.” -Monica Soderstrom, Nursing Director for the Butte County Public Health Department, California.
 
Purnur Ilolova, National ITREB Member, and other attendees at the Leadership Training Program.
Purnur Ilolova, National ITREB Member, and other attendees at the Leadership Training Program.
Leadership Training Program: Paving the Way for the Next Generation of Leaders
Leadership Training Program: Paving the Way for the Next Generation of Leaders
31 December 2018

With the mission of inspiring and empowering new leaders, the inaugural cycle of the Leadership Training Program (LTP) was launched in Houston, in November 2018. Forty participants, selected from across the United States, participated in the training that was organized by the National Council. The program was conducted in partnership with the Canadian National Council, which has been organizing a similar Management Training Program for a number of years.

The DJAC was an event organized by the Council for USA and the Ismaili Professionals Network (IPN). The organizing and leadership team pose for a picture.
The DJAC was an event organized by the Council for USA and the Ismaili Professionals Network (IPN). The organizing and leadership team pose for a picture.
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference takes place in Dallas
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference takes place in Dallas
10 October 2018

“As a Jamat, we are fortunate to have access to the best education and opportunity to build for ourselves, and it’s now an opportunity to build for our children and our grandchildren...the themes of this conference are sharing knowledge, best practices, coming together, lifelong learning, and building for future generations. What is more befitting for the United States Jamat than to have this Conference as our last Diamond Jubilee initiative?” -Zahir Ladhani, Vice President, Council for USA

State of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Cedar Park Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale, and President of the Ismaili  Council of the United States, Dr. Barkat Fazal, unveiled the commemorative plaque marking the opening of the Ismaili Jamatkhana.
State of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Cedar Park Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale, and President of the Ismaili  Council of the United States, Dr. Barkat Fazal, unveiled the commemorative plaque marking the opening of the Ismaili Jamatkhana.
Texas Governor and community officials inaugurate new Ismaili Jamatkhana
Texas Governor and community officials inaugurate new Ismaili Jamatkhana
22 August 2018

Nestled just outside Austin, the city of Cedar Park is now home to a new, permanent Ismaili Jamatkhana. On 7 August 2018, state, city, and local leaders from across Texas joined Jamati leaders and volunteers to open the new purpose-built space, and share its vision.

Seattle I-CERV volunteers help Food Lifeline prepare 91,000 lbs of food for those in need.
Seattle I-CERV volunteers help Food Lifeline prepare 91,000 lbs of food for those in need.
Ramadan inspires Ismaili volunteers to serve as an expression of their faith
Ramadan inspires Ismaili volunteers to serve as an expression of their faith
7 August 2018

In celebration of Eid ul-Fitr, Ismaili volunteers came together across the country to serve their communities to mark the end of Ramadan.

Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference
17 July 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference is an energetic two-and-a-half day conference to enable an interactive knowledge exchange with talented Ismaili professionals from our various Alliance groups including Finance, Education, Media and Communications, Healthcare, Technology, Legal, Public Service, Business, and Finance.

A student reading at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa.
A student reading at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa.
Teachers from California State University, Northridge, visit Aga Khan Academy Mombasa
Teachers from California State University, Northridge, visit Aga Khan Academy Mombasa
11 June 2018

"The Academies have a dual mission: to provide an outstanding education to exceptional students from diverse backgrounds, and to provide world-class training for a growing corps of inspiring teachers." Mawlana Hazar Imam, Peterson Lecture, Meeting of the International Baccalaureate, Atlanta, 18 April, 2008.

Mawlana Hazar Imam viewing the One Jamat Mosaic in Houston.
Mawlana Hazar Imam viewing the One Jamat Mosaic in Houston.
Creating the One Jamat Mosaic
Creating the One Jamat Mosaic
4 June 2018

Approximately 5,100 photos were incorporated into the large 15-foot mosaic that was on display at the Houston Mulaqat.

The entire troupe of dancers from Stories perform a swing routine to the sounds of live vocalists and instrumentalists as part of the show finale.
The entire troupe of dancers from Stories perform a swing routine to the sounds of live vocalists and instrumentalists as part of the show finale.
"Stories: Our American Journey" begins USA Tour
"Stories: Our American Journey" begins USA Tour
2 June 2018

Stories: Our American Journey, is a full-scale theatrical production that tells the stories of our community over the past 60 years and brings those stories to life though mesmerizing performing arts such as music, dance, song, and poetry.