Southeastern US

Representatives from the Ismaili Community join Sheriff Melody Maddox in a virtual community forum for National Faith and Blue Weekend 2020.
Representatives from the Ismaili Community join Sheriff Melody Maddox in a virtual community forum for National Faith and Blue Weekend 2020.
National Faith and Blue Weekend 2020: A Conversation about Building Safe, Strong, and Unified Communities
National Faith and Blue Weekend 2020: A Conversation about Building Safe, Strong, and Unified Communities
2 November 2020

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.

Jason Carter, Chairman of the Carter Center, discussing the importance of advancing human rights and quality of life, as a part of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center virtual programming series.
Jason Carter, Chairman of the Carter Center, discussing the importance of advancing human rights and quality of life, as a part of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center virtual programming series.
Building Hope and Fighting Disease: in Conversation with Jason Carter of The Carter Center
Building Hope and Fighting Disease: in Conversation with Jason Carter of The Carter Center
31 October 2020

“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.

Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic Candidate for U.S. House from Georgia, District 7, at the International Day of Democracy discussions, hosted by the Ismaili Council for Southeastern United States.
Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux, Democratic Candidate for U.S. House from Georgia, District 7, at the International Day of Democracy discussions, hosted by the Ismaili Council for Southeastern United States.
Strengthening our Democracy: Conversations with U.S. Senate and House Candidates
Strengthening our Democracy: Conversations with U.S. Senate and House Candidates
11 October 2020

“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.

Southeast Region Mental Health Providers
2 October 2020

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. 

Tanya Lutfeali Lalani and Alykhan Lalani with their baby Aryaan.
Tanya Lutfeali Lalani and Alykhan Lalani with their baby Aryaan.
From Meeting in a Microbiology Class to Fighting on the Frontlines Together
From Meeting in a Microbiology Class to Fighting on the Frontlines Together
1 October 2020

A nurse practitioner and physician describe their work experiences and emotions during this pandemic.

Representatives from Oxfam, UNICEF, and Aga Khan Foundation gathered virtually on World Humanitarian Day, in a moderated session on the topic of The Future of International Development.
Representatives from Oxfam, UNICEF, and Aga Khan Foundation gathered virtually on World Humanitarian Day, in a moderated session on the topic of The Future of International Development.
The Future of International Development: in Recognition of World Humanitarian Day
The Future of International Development: in Recognition of World Humanitarian Day
20 August 2020

Representatives of three organizations discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the poor and marginalized, and on development.

Camp emPower was launched as a pilot program by the Ismaili Council for Southeast USA.
Camp emPower was launched as a pilot program by the Ismaili Council for Southeast USA.
Camp emPower: Empowerment through Ethics
Camp emPower: Empowerment through Ethics
17 August 2020

Youth pilot program for skill-building, fitness, and intergenerational empathy. 

I-CERV volunteers at the Interfaith Blood Drive in partnership with the Red Cross and the Faith Alliance for Metro Atlanta (FAMA).
I-CERV volunteers at the Interfaith Blood Drive in partnership with the Red Cross and the Faith Alliance for Metro Atlanta (FAMA).
Interfaith Blood Drives at Five Metro-Atlanta Jamatkhanas May Save 780 Lives
Interfaith Blood Drives at Five Metro-Atlanta Jamatkhanas May Save 780 Lives
8 August 2020

“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.

Earth to Mars: an Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center Program
Earth to Mars: an Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center Program
28 July 2020

Robotics engineers discuss the Mars 2020 mission and the new rover.

The Ismaili Jamatkhana in Memphis, Tennessee served as a mobile food pantry site to help local residents who are fighting food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 economic downturn.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana in Memphis, Tennessee served as a mobile food pantry site to help local residents who are fighting food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 economic downturn.
The Spirit of Generosity Illustrated through the First Mobile Food Pantry
The Spirit of Generosity Illustrated through the First Mobile Food Pantry
27 July 2020

Volunteers provide boxes of food to those in need at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Memphis.

Healthcare Hero - Suleman Daya
Healthcare Hero - Suleman Daya
23 July 2020

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.

I-CERV volunteers dropping off donations from the COVID-19 Recovery Food Drive at the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
I-CERV volunteers dropping off donations from the COVID-19 Recovery Food Drive at the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Southeast I-CERV Volunteers and Jamat Exemplify Generosity in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Southeast I-CERV Volunteers and Jamat Exemplify Generosity in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic
20 July 2020

The Jamat in several cities collaborates with local organizations to provide food for those in need.

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