International Association of Sufism’s Humanitarian Award 2021


Each year the International Association of Sufism (IAS) celebrates the outstanding achievement of a member of the Bay Area community at our Inspiration Dinner. IAS will present this year’s Humanitarian Award to Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky, Ph.D., the Founder and Executive Director of Attitudinal Healing International, and Kokomon Clottey and Aeeshah Clottey, the Co-Founders of Attitudinal Healing Connection. The award will also be awarded posthumously to Jerry Jampolsky, M.D., the Founder of Attitudinal Healing. This year, however, due to the pandemic, in lieu of an in-person dinner we will be presenting the award at an online event on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 1:00-2:30 pm.

Registration is closed.

Attitudinal Healing International (AHI) is an international organization to support the various Attitudinal Healing centers around the world working towards a world where each person takes responsibility for what we think, say, and do, and where each of us feels safe, whole and loved.

Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC) is a community-based organization providing opportunities for creative expression to youth, adults and families with programming including integrated arts education, racial healing circles, leadership training, public art installation and workforce development.

Kokomon Clottey is the co-founder of AHC and an active community leader in Oakland, California who has spent his life striving to work with those around him in bettering our world with a sense of spirituality and knowledge of ancient rituals. Born into the Ga-Adagbe tribe in Accra, Ghana, Kokomon unifies the indigenous wisdom of the tribe with the culture of his hometown of Oakland today.

Aeeshah Clottey is the co-founder of AHC, a community activist and is the co-author of Color Theory: Race is a Powerful Illusion. She is an international motivational speaker, certified Restorative Justice trainer and peace-making consultant. Aeeshah has 35 years of specialized training in Attitudinal Healing.

Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Attitudinal Healing International (AHI). Diane is an internationally known lecturer and businesswoman, therapist, international lecturer, and author/co-author of seven books in multiple languages.

Jerry Jampolsky, M.D., is the inspiration behind Attitudinal Healing. He has devoted his life to service, helping individuals and groups transform their attitudes in order to achieve inner peace and well-being. Jerry is the best-selling author of twenty books, including the classics Love is Letting Go Of FearTeach Only LoveGoodbye To Guilt, and most recently Poetry and Notes to Myself. Jerry passed away in 2020.

The speakers will be Amana Harris, Executive Director, Attitudinal Healing Connection, Rev. Matthew Fox, and Andy Alpine.

The International Association of Sufism (IAS), founded in 1983, is a non-profit, educational and humanitarian organization and an NGO/DPI of the United Nations, a UNICEF Ambassador, a recipient of UNESCO’s Messenger of Peace Award, and a leader in humanitarian and interfaith efforts in Marin County.

IAS’s Annual Humanitarian Award honors an individual or individuals whose life and work offer a model of engaged creativity and positive contributions to our community and culture.



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