When Zoya Surani and her sisters began iConquer in 2012, little did they know that their idea would evolve into a nutrition curriculum that would be sought after by numerous states around the nation, and commended by a Canadian Senator.
Nestled just outside Austin, the city of Cedar Park is now home to a new, permanent Ismaili Jamatkhana. On 7 August 2018, state, city, and local leaders from across Texas joined Jamati leaders and volunteers to open the new purpose-built space, and share its vision.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, Houston hosted over 130 people including state and city officials of diverse faiths and backgrounds at the annual Eid Luncheon.
The Houston Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center’s (IJKC) Social Hall was transformed into a stage for global arts and culture as it hosted performances by Fanna-Fi-Allah and Solero Flamenco.
This multi-dimensional exhibition illustrating the work of the Aga Khan Development Network, toured the cities of San Antonio and Houston.
Hazar Imam's five-day visit to Houston this week is an opportunity to reflect on how IJKC has realized the Imam's vision through its programmatic activities, and built bridges of understanding with other communities and organizations.
The Southwest Jamat witnessed an outpouring of enthusiastic artists and spectators in downtown Houston. In two short days, there were over 6,500 attendees from the Ismaili community and friends and neighbors of the Jamat as well.
Ethics in Action, a multi-dimensional exhibition illustrating the work of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), has been touring the United States the last few months.
The Diamond Jubilee International Program, Rays of Light: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat, toured Houston and Austin where state and city officials joined for the exhibit’s launch in both cities, including Texas Secretary of State Rolando B. Pablos in Houston, and Mayor Steve Adler in Austin.
City of Sugar Land’s Council recognized the Ismaili Muslim I-CERV volunteers for receiving the Points of Light Foundation’s Daily Point of Light Award for their volunteer work related to Hurricane Harvey.
The third annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land, Texas took place on November 20, 2017.
In preparation for the Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee, Jamati leaders from around the country, including Mukhi and Kamadia Sahebaan, convened in Houston in February for a weekend meeting and a series of workshops.