Mayor Annise Parker

Mayor Annise Parker, Honorary Chair for the Partnership Walk/ Run Invites Houstonians to the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk

HOUSTON, TEXAS, OCTOBER 17, 2014 – Mayor Parker, as the Honorary Chair for the Partnership Walk/ Run invited Houstonians to participate in the Aga Khan Foundation’s Partnership Walk/Run to be held on Nov. 15 at Sam Houston Park. “Partnership Walk is one of the largest activities which we will do during the Citizenship Month,” said Mayor Parker,…

Isiah Carey’s ‘INSITE’ – Saturday: Get Out The Walking Shoes For A Good Cause!

Isiah Carey is a news reporter at the local FOX owned and operated station in Houston, Tx. HELP END GLOBAL POVERTY WITH A BIG WALK IN HOUSTON! WHAT: An estimated 10,000 people are expected to participate in Partnership Walk at Sam Houston Park – Downtown to demonstrate their support and build partnerships aimed at ending…

The Amazing Faiths Project

The Amazing Faiths Project is a local, national and international grassroots movement that brings together people of diverse faith traditions, and cultural backgrounds to learn about one another through dialogue, conversation, and fellowship; to create an atmosphere of understanding, respect, and reconciliation; and to stand as witnesses against the climate of intolerance, religious bigotry, and…

Sufis, Shi‘ites and Shahs: The Great Shrines of Iran 1500-1650

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), in conjunction with His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States, has organized a special lecture program by Dr. Sheila Canby, Curator of Islamic Art and Antiquities, The British Museum, on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. at the MFAH’s Brown…

Houston: Walk to inform on global poverty crisis

Stations with educational games, interactive skits at event; funds to provide daily milk rations across the world From The Daily Cougar – official student newspaper of the University of Houston By: Bayan Raji Posted: 11/9/07 A little walking Saturday might be the first step toward ending global poverty. The annual partnership walk, sponsored by the…

Houston Chronicle: Group expects record crowd for Partnership Walk

By ARLENE NISSON LASSIN Chronicle Correspondent A record turnout of 10,000 participants is expected for the Aga Khan Foundation’s USA Partnership Walk Saturday along Allen Parkway at the Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. The 2-mile interactive walk is open to the public and is free of charge. Registration and opening activities begin at 10:30…

It was a magic night at the museum gala

Excerpts. “The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, scored an unprecedented $3.625 million in one glamorous night to establish the first collection of Islamic art in Texas and the South.” “High-level underwriters for the fundraiser included the Aga Khan Shia Ismaili Community of Houston, Akbar and Mahin Ladjevardian, the Francis L. Lederer Foundation, the Levant Foundation…

Houston – Special Cultural Presentation Mystics, Nomads, and Troubadours in Central Asian Music

There will be a special cultural presentation by the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), entitled “Mystics, Nomads, and Troubadours in Central Asian Music”, on Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at 10:15 am and at 11:30 am. The 10:15 am session is geared for elementary school educators…

Aga Khan’s historic-development exhibit travels here

From Houston Chronicle In Old Cairo, an ancient rubble dump was transformed into a 72-acre park. In Delhi, the historic gardens and fountains surrounding Humayun’s Tomb, a World Heritage site, are alive once more. Both projects were undertaken by the Aga Khan Development Network, a 40-year-old nonprofit group of agencies that focus on health, education,…

27,000 at Partnership Walk in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles Help to Alleviate Global Poverty

27,000 at Partnership Walk in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles Help to Alleviate Global Poverty WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Approximately 27,000 people participated in Partnership Walk today, a national public event in five major U.S. cities, raising approximately $3.4 million to help alleviate global poverty. Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga…