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The forecourt garden with its reflecting pool at the entrance of the building creates a contemplative atmosphere. The new Center will feature beautiful spaces, intricate geometry, and highly crafted work.
The forecourt garden with its reflecting pool at the entrance of the building creates a contemplative atmosphere. The new Center will feature beautiful spaces, intricate geometry, and highly crafted work.
Ismaili Center Houston designed to embody a spirit of openness and dialogue
Ismaili Center Houston designed to embody a spirit of openness and dialogue
13 November 2021

Established by Mawlana Hazar Imam for the Jamat in the USA and around the world, the new Ismaili Center will represent dialogue between faith and world, East and West, traditional and contemporary, and between humanity and nature.

Ismaili Center Houston design preview to air live on The Ismaili TV
Ismaili Center Houston design preview to air live on The Ismaili TV
9 November 2021

Join us for an exclusive presentation from Houston, Texas, USA, on Monday 15 November 2021, featuring the design architect Farshid Moussavi and landscape architect Thomas Woltz, to preview the design of the upcoming Ismaili Center.

Ismaili CIVIC volunteers organized collection drives at Jamatkhanas across the country.
Ismaili CIVIC volunteers organized collection drives at Jamatkhanas across the country.
Ismaili CIVIC and Focus Humanitarian Assistance Partner with others to Support Afghan Arrivals
Ismaili CIVIC and Focus Humanitarian Assistance Partner with others to Support Afghan Arrivals
21 October 2021

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner: “I am a member of the Ismaili Community...honorary!”

Ismaili Center Houston Project
Ismaili Center Houston Project
Ismaili Center Houston Project Update from the Jamati Institutions
Ismaili Center Houston Project Update from the Jamati Institutions
16 October 2021

As you may recall, on March 22, 2018, during his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States, Mawlana Hazar Imam gave permission to start planning to build the seventh Ismaili Center in the world to be located in Houston, Texas.

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Civil Society organisations and Jamat in USA promote peace, health, and unity
Civil Society organisations and Jamat in USA promote peace, health, and unity
14 October 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s guidance on building bridges to understand and learn from one another, and his emphasis on local participation in the promotion of peace and pluralism served as an inspiration for two recent initiatives held in Georgia, USA.

How to Protect Your Credit
How to Protect Your Credit
30 August 2021

Our ability to make choices are affected by our credit scores from housing to personal transportation and much more. Take a look at how we can protect and improve our credit score.

Announcement from the USA National Council
19 August 2021
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!

 

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