As four-fifths of the Masjids in North America are located in a metropolitan area, they must be aware of the extraordinary efforts made by other faith groups to offer social services to the metro communities beyond their own congregation. It is the call of Islam to serve all in need, not just Muslims.
While sisters are a full part of the community, many mosques are run as though Islam is just for men. This is evident by looking at women's spaces, their uncomfortable size and design, and the absence of women from the Board of Directors.
Are you thinking about starting a library in your Masjid? Every Masjid should have resources and tools available for attendants to browse through and learn from. To get started, here is our 12-step list starting and establishing a successful Masjid library.
Masjids must play an active role during Black History Month. Members of Masjids' adminstration and leadership, as well as general attendees, must learn about and share with others the contributions of Africans and African-Americans. Here are seven ways to do that.
From the concrete jungles of Manhattan to the dusty deserts of Mali, Muslims across the world are building eco-mosques which show that caring for the planet is at one with the teachings of Islam. Arwa Aburawa investigates.
A growing awareness of everything environmentally friendly is taking place in mosques across the United States. From Virginia to Illinois to California, Masjids and Muslim communities are stepping up to the challenge to reduce their carbon footpring. Here are some examples.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.