Western US

Dr. Shaheen Kassim-Lakha of the Council for USA addressing the audience.
Dr. Shaheen Kassim-Lakha of the Council for USA addressing the audience.
Day of Religious Pluralism 2018 in Los Angeles: Women in Pluralism
Day of Religious Pluralism 2018 in Los Angeles: Women in Pluralism
20 June 2018

“LA is unique as it is a place where pluralism a reality rather than a goal. It is an important part of who we are as a city, it gives us great strength as a society and it comes from our history as a country which welcomed all.” -Nina Hachigian, Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles for International Affairs.

 

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) poses with I-CERV team members.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) poses with I-CERV team members.
Choosing service over sleep on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Choosing service over sleep on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
21 April 2018

For hundreds of Ismailis across the region, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was a day of action and service.

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran tours the Jubilee Arts Festival exhibits.
Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran tours the Jubilee Arts Festival exhibits.
Milpitas City Council Commends Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Jubilee Arts Festival
Milpitas City Council Commends Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Jubilee Arts Festival
9 April 2018

The Ismaili Cultural Center hosted an exhibition of film, visual arts, and performing arts at the Indian Community Center in Milpitas, California.

Artifacts on display from communities which the AKDN has assisted with its programs.
Artifacts on display from communities which the AKDN has assisted with its programs.
Ethics in Action Exhibition in Los Angeles
Ethics in Action Exhibition in Los Angeles
9 April 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Ethics In Action, showcased at the National Jubilee Arts Festival this past weekend in Pasadena, California, highlighted the ethics underpinning the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) engagement across the world to improve quality of life.

The Bay Area Choir Group sings devotional songs in harmony; (L to R): Zayn Damji, Danish Farishta, Iliyan Valani, Amir Hudda, Areej Hussain, Kaden Ramzanali, Amir Virani, Adam Ramzanali
The Bay Area Choir Group sings devotional songs in harmony; (L to R): Zayn Damji, Danish Farishta, Iliyan Valani, Amir Hudda, Areej Hussain, Kaden Ramzanali, Amir Virani, Adam Ramzanali
Music, Culture, and Faith: expressions of devotion from a youth perspective
Music, Culture, and Faith: expressions of devotion from a youth perspective
8 April 2018
The dance team Ilahi balances faith, art, movement, and memory.
The dance team Ilahi balances faith, art, movement, and memory.
Movement and Memory: A dance at the Jubilee Arts Festival
Movement and Memory: A dance at the Jubilee Arts Festival
6 April 2018

Movement and Memory: A dance that evokes anticipation and reminiscence at the Jubilee Arts Festival in California

Volunteers packing oranges at the Feeding America San Diego warehouse
Volunteers packing oranges at the Feeding America San Diego warehouse
I-CERV recognized for supporting California fire victims
I-CERV recognized for supporting California fire victims
10 February 2018

In the midst of the largest wildfire in California’s history, the San Diego Jamat rallied together in record numbers at Feeding America San Diego’s food bank.

Registration Team at Rays of Light exhibit in Los Angeles
Registration Team at Rays of Light exhibit in Los Angeles
Rays of Light launches in the Western US
Rays of Light launches in the Western US
8 February 2018

Over 100 external guests from civil society, government, and law enforcement attended the Rays of Light Exhibition in Los Angeles, California.

Award winning composer and world music artist, Yuval Ron, and the band
Award winning composer and world music artist, Yuval Ron, and the band
Interfaith Concert
Interfaith Concert
16 December 2017
The Aga Khan Council for the Western United States, along with Ward AME Church, Safe Place for Youth (S.P.Y.), Southern California Committee for a Parliament of the World Religions, St. Joseph Center, and University Synagogue, sponsored an interfaith concert to provide aid to people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles, held at the University Synagogue.
Alif with students at the University of Central Asia
Alif with students at the University of Central Asia
Volunteering to Teach Computer Science at UCA: A TKN Assignment in Kyrgyzstan
Volunteering to Teach Computer Science at UCA: A TKN Assignment in Kyrgyzstan
12 November 2017

Alif Khalfan is no stranger to volunteering as he has been passionately working with youth in the United States, supporting their college applications and other defining milestones.

Imaan Rajan sings the Jubilee Song, “With Heart, With Love.”
Imaan Rajan sings the Jubilee Song, “With Heart, With Love.”
Performing for the Seattle Jamat
Performing for the Seattle Jamat
11 October 2017
A Singer’s Experience during the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Shahnawaz Meghani on tabla & percussion
Shahnawaz Meghani on tabla & percussion
The Greater Los Angeles Jamat is moved by the "Expressions of Love" concert series
The Greater Los Angeles Jamat is moved by the "Expressions of Love" concert series
10 October 2017

The Greater Los Angeles Jamat is moved by the Expressions of Love concert series.

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