Dr. Noor Gillani: Free Educational Mini-course on ISLAM - Interactive Sessions

Dr. Noor Gillani: Free Educational Mini-course on ISLAM – Interactive Sessions

Learn the truth about ISLAM – what the Quran says, not what Islamophobia says IDEALS, REALITIES AND PERCEPTIONS OF ISLAM Huntsville, Alabama: UAHuntsville, Wilson Hall, Room 001 – Free and open to the public Dr. Noor Gillani is a local Muslim American retired scientist. The core fundamentals of Islamic teachings about God, human being, and…

First Ever "Ismaili Studies Conference" at University of Chicago

First Ever “Ismaili Studies Conference” at University of Chicago

North America’s first Ismaili Studies Conference will take place on October 16 and 17 at the University of Chicago. Organized by University of Chicago Doctoral Candidates Shiraz Hajiani and Michael J. Bechtel, the Ismaili Studies Conference features Five Panels and a concluding Roundtable Discussion. The presenters on these Panels include the top names in Ismaili…

Aga Khan Foundation USA's Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

FOX News: Aga Khan Foundation USA’s Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

By Karen Church for FOX6 WBRC, BIRMINGHAM, AL – The festive atmosphere for this sixth annual Partnership Walk is a far cry from the poverty and hunger that ravages the people this walk is designed to help. Many of the volunteers and participants either were raised in the very poverty they’re working hard to change,…

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama's PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama’s PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the developing world. -http://www.partnershipsinaction.org, Facebook CLICK FOR ALL RELATED BIRMINGHAM (ALABAMA) PARTNERSHIPSINACTION WALK The next AKF Walk/Run is on September 28th…

Birmingham Partnership Walk 2014 - PW Team Honorary Citizen Medal

Birmingham Partnership Walk team kicks off 2014 Walk with Proclamation and Honorary Citizen Medal from the Birmingham City Council

Ahead of Sunday’s Partnership Walk 2014 in Birmingham, the Birmingham Partnership Walk team received Proclamation, Honorary Citizen Medal and were recognized by the Birmingham City Council President Mr. Jonathan Austin for their outstanding work. Birmingham Partnership Walk is scheduled to take place on September 21, 2014 at Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL. Registration opens 10:30 a.m. and Walk begins at noon (12:00 pm). Show your…

Prof. Asani leads exploratory seminar on teaching Islam through the arts

Prof. Asani leads exploratory seminar on teaching Islam through the arts

Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, led an exploratory seminar at the Radcliffe Institute this August. During the two-day seminar, entitled “Fostering Religious Literacy through the Arts: The case of Islam,” Prof. Asani was joined by over a dozen scholars and students from various fields to discuss the value of employing…

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Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology Connecting With Canada: Celebrating The Aga Khan Museum In Toronto

Excerpt: SMU senior Sana Hamirami says there are about 10,000 members of the Ismaili community in North Texas, across the different suburbs. Hamirami and her friends Afshal Akhani, a sophomore at SMU, and Shama Sadruddin, a senior at the University of Texas at Arlington, are Ismailis. They heard about the event from the organizers and…

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million |AKF USA's PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Atlanta’s news station WSB TV, tweets the success of the Partnership Walk – some record breaking results! @AKFAtlanta says >5,500 ppl at ATL Partnership Walk raised >$1.2M to reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy & poor hlth pic.twitter.com/uQtjT1C15Q — People 2 People (@WSBTVcommunity) September 15, 2014 Walk participants joined Ismailimail to share the enthusiasm of the celebrations.   You…

Partnership Walk raises $415,000 to fight poverty - LA Times

Partnership Walk Los Angeles raises $415,000 to fight poverty – LA Times

More than 2,000 people gathered at Santa Monica Pier on Sunday for the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Partnership Walk. Spirits were high and celebrities on hand to help raise money to combat global poverty. Staunch supporters Danny Glover, above, took pictures with fans, and fitness trainer Dion Jackson, below, snapped a photo of himself…

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, September 14, 2014. Today, 2,100 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk at the Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in…

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Entertainers hold 5,500 people mesmerized | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Calo Gitano Flamenco Academy (Flamenco – Spanish folk music and dance), City Dance Group (variety of dance forms – Jazz, Ballet, and contemporary), Dance 411 (Tap Dance and African Hip Hop), Emory Karma (Punjabi Bhangra dance), Prem Dance Company (Bollywood music and dance), Tutu’s and Tennis Shoes (Rap music and dance) and other performers rocked…

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West Hall High School, 1 of 40 schools show strength of support | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

September 14, 2014: West Hall High School was one of the forty schools participating in AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta. With nearly 800 students representing greater Atlanta schools and universities, more than 400 students volunteered their time in various capacities proving that the youth are a strong contingent in the community led event. Bravo to the students for their…

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4 year old Aanya at the Village in Action building houses | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

“I am here to make a houses,” says 4 year old Aanya Rattani, with Arush, Shahzeb, Qayl and Sabine Saldanya.   PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

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Nehemiah Robertson on why he is here | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

“I am here to make a difference. I am here to learn more about different cultures and what I can do to help people in the third world” – Nehemiah Robertson, with parents, outside the Village in Action.   PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the…

Schools & Sponsors: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Schools & Sponsors: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

This year marks the 20th anniversary for Aga Khan Foundation USA’s Partnership Walk events, which will be held in nine major U.S. cities. PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged…

Early Childhood Development: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Early Childhood Development: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Walk Day features a lively entertainment, performances on stage and activities for all ages celebrating a rich diversity of cultures. PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

Planting Our Future: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Planting Our Future: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Serving as masters of ceremonies for the on-stage opening ceremonies are Craig Lucie, WSB-TV Anchor and Martin Savidge, CNN Anchor. PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

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Village in Action: Construction, Set-up and Walk Day Fun | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Wondering about the giant entrance of the Village in Action? The gate and the canopies are components of the Humayun’s Tomb located in New Delhi. The Aga Khan Development Network is in the midst of a project that is not only restoring this amazing monument but also returning 50 other monuments in the area to…

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1K Run & 100-Yard Dash: Ismailimail Reporting from AKF’s PartnershipsInAction Walk/Run Atlanta

Ismailimail Reporting from Atlanta. Walk is also being held in Los Angeles today. You can represent Ismailimail by sending us your photographs and reports (email: ismailimail@gmail.com) Warming up for 1K Run & 100-Yard Dash 100-Yard Dash PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise…

Aga Khan Foundation USA launches Awareness & Fundraising Campaign with Walk/Run in Atlanta

Aga Khan Foundation USA launches Awareness & Fundraising Campaign with Walk/Run in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, September 8, 2014. On Sunday, September 14, 2014, around 6,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run at Centennial Olympic Park. The Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor…

Celebration: Aga Khan Foundation’s PartnershipsInAction Atlanta Team invites you to their 2014 Entertainment lineup for September 14th, 2014 Walk and Run

Celebration: Aga Khan Foundation’s PartnershipsInAction Atlanta Team invites you to their 2014 Entertainment lineup for September 14th, 2014 Walk and Run

“There are those who enter the world in such poverty that they are deprived of both the means and the motivation to improve their circumstances. Unless they can be touched with the spark which ignites the spirit of individual enterprise and determination, they will only sink into apathy, degradation and despair. It is for us, who are more fortunate, to provide that…

President Flores of University of Houston Downtown Gives Keynote Address at Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk Kick-Off Event

President Flores of University of Houston Downtown Gives Keynote Address at Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk Kick-Off Event

UHD President William Flores recently served as the keynote speaker for the kick-off event of the 2014 Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Partnership Walk/Run to End Global Poverty. Funds raised through the Partnership Walk in Houston and other cities throughout the nation are used to build schools, irrigation systems, train teachers, provide health care and develop…