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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) poses with I-CERV team members on Martin Luther King Day, as I-CERV volunteers partnered with LA Works to beautify a local school.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) poses with I-CERV team members on Martin Luther King Day, as I-CERV volunteers partnered with LA Works to beautify a local school.
I-CERV Transitioning to Ismaili CIVIC
I-CERV Transitioning to Ismaili CIVIC
11 July 2021

 

Medical volunteers with Fort Bend County Commissioners Court Judge KP George and team at the Smart Financial-Memorial Hermann COVID-19 vaccination site in Fort Bend County, Texas in February 2021.
Medical volunteers with Fort Bend County Commissioners Court Judge KP George and team at the Smart Financial-Memorial Hermann COVID-19 vaccination site in Fort Bend County, Texas in February 2021.
FOCUS USA and the Ismaili Community Support National and Local COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
FOCUS USA and the Ismaili Community Support National and Local COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
6 June 2021

Upon taking office, President Joe Biden committed to an initial goal of administering 100 million vaccinations in the country. The day after his inauguration, Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (FOCUS USA) received a call from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Voluntary Agency Coordination Office to help support the national vaccination effort.

Laylat al-Qadr
Laylat al-Qadr
10 May 2021

Laylat al-Qadr or the Night of Power commemorates one of the most significant events in the history of Islam, when Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) received the first revelation from Allah. Laylat al-Qadr thus marks the historical beginning of the Prophet’s teachings, informing the lives of nearly one-quarter of all people across the world.

Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder and President of IFYC, Rhodes Scholar, and author.
Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder and President of IFYC, Rhodes Scholar, and author.
Building Bridges through Faith: a Conversation with Interfaith Leaders
Building Bridges through Faith: a Conversation with Interfaith Leaders
27 April 2021

“America changes, we can change America – that is the promise of interfaith work,” Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder, and President of the Interfaith Youth Core.

Hurricane & Flood Preparedness
Hurricane & Flood Preparedness
24 April 2021

Hurricane Season 2021 begins in less than 50 days!

 

I-CERV volunteers at the Orange County vaccination site at the Anaheim Convention Center, on April 2, 2021.
I-CERV volunteers at the Orange County vaccination site at the Anaheim Convention Center, on April 2, 2021.
Southern California Healthcare Professionals Volunteer to Vaccinate the Public
Southern California Healthcare Professionals Volunteer to Vaccinate the Public
22 April 2021

A major undertaking to vaccinate Americans is taking place throughout the country, and volunteers have been eager to step up to the task. As part of an I-CERV initiative, over 25 volunteers partnered with Los Angeles County and Orange County to administer vaccinations to over 500 individuals. The volunteers included registered nurses, physician assistants, and non-clinical volunteers, who assisted with administering the vaccinations, post-vaccine observations, and registration.

Celebration of Service Week.
Celebration of Service Week.
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17 April 2021

Celebration of Service Week April 18-24, 2021

Building a fairer, healthier world is the theme for this year’s World Health Day, recognized annually by the World Health Organization on 7 April.
Building a fairer, healthier world is the theme for this year’s World Health Day, recognized annually by the World Health Organization on 7 April.
Building a fairer, healthier world
Building a fairer, healthier world
7 April 2021

Building a fairer, healthier world is the theme for this year’s World Health Day, recognized annually by the World Health Organization on 7 April.

FOCUS USA: Tornado Preparedness
FOCUS USA: Tornado Preparedness
5 April 2021

Tornadoes are violent and can happen anywhere. In 2020 there were 1,075 tornadoes across the US with the greatest risk in the Central, Southeast, Midwest, Southeast, and Florida regions.

Retirement savings month - Envision your retirement!
Retirement savings month - Envision your retirement!
26 February 2021

The National Economic Planning Board has dedicated February as Retirement Savings Month. Being aware of the importance of saving and taking necessary steps to regularly fund a retirement account is the first step. Informational webinars and knowledge articles will be shared throughout the month to help you start your journey.

Yasmin Walji (center) celebrating Dec 13, 2019, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s birthday and one year of the opening of the Outpatient Department with AKMCK team members.
Yasmin Walji (center) celebrating Dec 13, 2019, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s birthday and one year of the opening of the Outpatient Department with AKMCK team members.
TKN Volunteers Teaching Nurses English in Khorog, Tajikistan
TKN Volunteers Teaching Nurses English in Khorog, Tajikistan
19 February 2021

“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” Sir Winston Churchill

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Covid-19’s Impact on the USA Jamat
Covid-19’s Impact on the USA Jamat
17 February 2021

The USA has been particularly, and surprisingly, affected by the pandemic, due in large measure to political tardiness and an unwillingness to confront it early on, as well as a resistance to preventive measures by some segments of the public. As a result, the infection rate and the economic and social consequences of the virus have been significantly higher than would be expected.

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