Ismailis Engaged in Responsible Volunteering (I-CERV) from the greater Los Angeles area showcased their civic pride by participating in the city of Santa Monica's annual Fourth of July Parade for the second year.
Local students from Springman Middle School visit The Ismaili Jamatkhana, Glenview.
On March 26, 2017, the Aga Khan Council for Western United States was presented with the Trailblazer Award by NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change.
The under-18 performance, composed of Ismaili youth ages 3 to 18, is centered around putting the youngest Jamati members front and center during the momentous celebration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.
This book by Professor Heinz Halm is the first publication to focus mainly on the Fatimids’ varied contributions to Islamic culture and civilization and their patronage of learning.
From the split of the Sunni and Shi’a, to the branches of Shi’a communities, Dr. Daftary provides an overview of the evolution of branches of Islam.
To celebrate the book’s launch, the Aga Khan Council for the Western United States organized various activities, including a talk by Hilling at Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, and a book launch and reception co-hosted with the City of Fremont and the Afghan Coalition.
Organized by the Aga Khan Council for the Southeastern United States and Mercer University’s School of Business, the restoration of Humayun’s Tomb and the revitalization of the surrounding Delhi neighborhood was the topic of a presentation at Mercer on January 19, 2017.
With two days left before Diamond Jubilee, Ismailis from the United States and United Kingdom celebrated the value of pluralism at an event hosting Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, at the Ismaili Centre in London.
The French Medical Institute of Children (FMIC) is the subject of a new book, A Place of Miracles: The Story of a Children’s Hospital in Kabul and the People Whose Lives Have Been Changed by It by Lee Hilling.
Girls scouts from all over the world attended the celebration of cultures at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Glenview on April 9, 2017, as part of the local Girl Scouts’ World Thinking Day event.
Celebrating the culmination of Ramadan, the Ismaili Muslim community hosted a community Eid Luncheon, attended by various dignitaries, elected and appointed officials, representatives of consulates, and service and civic professionals.
On March 25, the Ismaili Center of Richmond used Navroz as an opportunity to expose its Jamati members to traditions they might not otherwise know of. The center hosted its third annual Navroz celebration at Tuckahoe High School, where the Jamati members had the opportunity to meet fellow Ismailis from different parts of the world while learning about the traditions tied to the Persian New Year.
Learn about how the Diamond Jubilee USA One Jamat Celebration Dance was conceived and choreographed.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) found a new platform at the Dallas Museum of Art, as 175 people from across the Dallas area learned about the award and its history in October. The UT Arlington students and STEP teachers from the Ismaili Muslim community explained the projects' architectural elements and their impact.
The process of designing and building of the sculptures for Imamat Day celebrations.
On July 11, Mawlana Hazar Imam will celebrate sixty years of leading the Ismaili Muslim community.
On June 25, 2017, Ismaili communities around the globe gathered to commemorate the end of Ramadan, the holy festival of Eid al-Fitr.