On March 26, 2017, the Aga Khan Council for Western United States was presented with the Trailblazer Award by NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change.
To celebrate the book’s launch, the Aga Khan Council for the Western United States organized various activities, including a talk by Hilling at Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, and a book launch and reception co-hosted with the City of Fremont and the Afghan Coalition.
The uniformed volunteers in the community assume added responsibilities year-round, and the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Weekend (VAW) is a way to remember their dedication and to recognize them.
Mawlana Hazar Imam has worked tirelessly to eliminate poverty in the poorest regions of the world and emphasized the ethic of Islam - that is, to live the faith through one’s actions in service to their community.
Research shows that children who play chess cultivate good habits that benefit them academically and socially. Danial Asaria is a young chess champion from California who has won several local and national awards. His parents discuss how teaching their son chess has helped him to sharpen his focus, improved his analytical abilities and develop other important skills.