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Floral team volunteer affixing flowers.
Floral team volunteer affixing flowers.
The floral team in Greater Los Angeles create visual delights
The floral team in Greater Los Angeles create visual delights
10 October 2017

The floral team in Greater Los Angeles create visual delights in preparation for the Diamond Jubilee.

Parents and their children participate in various activities in the ECD Zone, including Junior Jubilee Passport, crafts, and games.
Parents and their children participate in various activities in the ECD Zone, including Junior Jubilee Passport, crafts, and games.
Diamond Jubilee: A Time for Bonding with Your Child
Diamond Jubilee: A Time for Bonding with Your Child
7 September 2017

The Early Childhood Development Corner is filled with both children and parents immersed in creative and fun activities.

Jamati members explore the My Journey to Homage exhibit.
Jamati members explore the My Journey to Homage exhibit.
A Repository for Posterity – The Jubilee Passport
A Repository for Posterity – The Jubilee Passport
6 September 2017

Adults and children explore the Reflections Lounge, beginning their journey with Jubilee Passport.

Seniors of the "Matki" band perform in the evening of Diamond Jubilee, in Pasadena, CA.
Seniors of the "Matki" band perform in the evening of Diamond Jubilee, in Pasadena, CA.
Behind the Scenes: Snapshot into the Seniors’ Experience with the Diamond Jubilee
Behind the Scenes: Snapshot into the Seniors’ Experience with the Diamond Jubilee
6 September 2017

Three senior members of the Jamat, all from California, express how the Diamond Jubilee year has inspired voluntary service, self-reflection or both.

Families come together to design metal tiles for the sculptures on display at the Opening Ceremony.
Families come together to design metal tiles for the sculptures on display at the Opening Ceremony.
Each Drop is the Ocean; Each Tile is the Mosaic
Each Drop is the Ocean; Each Tile is the Mosaic
20 August 2017

Across the country, families gathered to draw on metallic tiles to express their felicitations for the Imam on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.

Dr. Mirza Kajani, Chairperson, Aga Khan Health Board for USA, and Greg Szekeres, Deputy Director of UCLA's Center for World Health, exchange documents recording the MOU between Aga Khan Health Service/Aga Khan University and UCLA's School of Medicine.
Dr. Mirza Kajani, Chairperson, Aga Khan Health Board for USA, and Greg Szekeres, Deputy Director of UCLA's Center for World Health, exchange documents recording the MOU between Aga Khan Health Service/Aga Khan University and UCLA's School of Medicine.
Memorandum of Understanding between UCLA, Aga Khan University, and Aga Khan Health Services
Memorandum of Understanding between UCLA, Aga Khan University, and Aga Khan Health Services
17 August 2017
The Aga Khan Development Network is delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of California, Los Angeles' David Geffen School of Medicine for intellectual stimulation and support in establishing world class standards of healthcare across AKDN institutions in East Africa.  
Zeeny Teja at Seattle's “Flash Mob” learning the One Jamat Dance.
Zeeny Teja at Seattle's “Flash Mob” learning the One Jamat Dance.
Dancing, Decorating, and Devotion – A Seattle Diamond Jubilee Story
Dancing, Decorating, and Devotion – A Seattle Diamond Jubilee Story
31 July 2017

Celebrating Diamond Jubilee through dance.

Murtaza Ramzan leads the marching band.
Murtaza Ramzan leads the marching band.
Ali’s Journey from Golden Jubilee to Diamond Jubilee
Ali’s Journey from Golden Jubilee to Diamond Jubilee
30 July 2017

Ali volunteered during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. He shares what it means to celebrate this Jubilee after the loss of his father and how he knows his father would be proud of him.

Indo-Pak Performance dancers representing Jamatkhanas from Phoenix to San Diego, rehearse at a dance studio in Los Angeles on July 1, 2017
Indo-Pak Performance dancers representing Jamatkhanas from Phoenix to San Diego, rehearse at a dance studio in Los Angeles on July 1, 2017
Celebrating the Jubilee through Performance Dance
Celebrating the Jubilee through Performance Dance
30 July 2017

Dancers from across the western United States perform at the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, developing friendships with colleagues from different cities and different backgrounds

Love of Music, Love of Service, Love for the Jamat: Seattle’s Journey to Jubilee
Love of Music, Love of Service, Love for the Jamat: Seattle’s Journey to Jubilee
29 July 2017

The Seattle Jamat has been hard at work preparing for the Diamond Jubilee through a host of ginan and qasida recitations.

Dancers gather onstage to take a group picture.
Dancers gather onstage to take a group picture.
The Sisterhood of Our Global Jamat
The Sisterhood of Our Global Jamat
28 July 2017

Ismaili sisters unite together and express their love for the Imam through dance performances for Diamond Jubilee.

Volunteers with Congressman Ted Lieu of the 33rd Congressional District
Volunteers with Congressman Ted Lieu of the 33rd Congressional District
I-CERV participates in the Annual Santa Monica City July Fourth Parade
I-CERV participates in the Annual Santa Monica City July Fourth Parade
16 July 2017

Ismailis Engaged in Responsible Volunteering (I-CERV) from the greater Los Angeles area showcased their civic pride by participating in the city of Santa Monica's annual Fourth of July Parade for the second year.

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