The Ismaili Council for the Southeastern USA participated in the 2020 National Faith and Blue Weekend, an initiative co-convened by Movement Forward, Inc. (a bridge-building, solutions-focused human and civil rights organization based in Atlanta), and the US Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services. The initiative is supported by nearly every major law enforcement organization across the United States.
“People can make a difference in their own lives if they are given the tools and resources that they need,” Jason Carter, Chairman of The Carter Center.
“At the heart of a democratic ethic is a commitment to a genuine dialogue to achieve a better quality of life even across new barriers of distance and diversity.” Mawlana Hazar Imam, Athens Democracy Forum on the International Day of Democracy, Athens, Greece, 2015.
If you need support from a mental health professional, you can find a mental health provider in your area through the county and state resources listed below available within the Southeast Region.
A nurse practitioner and physician describe their work experiences and emotions during this pandemic.
Representatives of three organizations discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the poor and marginalized, and on development.
Youth pilot program for skill-building, fitness, and intergenerational empathy.
“We are all in this together no matter what age, race, religion, or background.” 300 residents come together to help reduce the shortage in the local blood supply.
Robotics engineers discuss the Mars 2020 mission and the new rover.
Volunteers provide boxes of food to those in need at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Memphis.
The pharmacy where Suleman Daya works in Clarkston, GA has remained open seven days a week throughout the pandemic, though with fewer staff members than usual. Despite the difficulties this has caused, Suleman continues to learn and find new ways to serve the population of Clarkston, including introducing a delivery service.
The Jamat in several cities collaborates with local organizations to provide food for those in need.