Spouse abuse is described by The Family Violence Prevention Fund as "a pattern of purposeful behaviors, directed at achieving compliance from or control over the victim." Muslim families are not immune from this social ill. Stop the hurt now!
As our Masjids and Islamic centres become deserted over the next few days due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s a golden opportunity for community organization and Masjid boards, managements, Imams, and volunteers to think out of the box.
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.
Young Muslims are in crisis. Not only are they experiencing the normal ups and downs emotionally and physically, they are also dealing with tremenous anti-Muslim prejudice. These are suggested ways Imams can help.
The idea of "social services" puts off some because of misunderstandings about what this type of service means in practical terms. Here are ten misperceptions clarified about this necessary assistance for individuals, families, and entire communities.
Imam Sikandar Hashmi of the Islamic Society of Kingston in Canada shares his experience of attending the Islamic Social Services Association's training course on counselling Muslims, and some of the major social issues Muslim communities in Canada and the U.S. are grappling with.
Cultivate harmony among neighbors through art, media, strategic communication, and education.
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It airs on Galaxy 19 Satellite, Amazon FireTV, Roku, Apple TV and social media. The network emerged from the daily show Radio Islam, which aired on WCEV 1450 AM in Chicago for 20 years.
MuslimFest is an award winning one to three-day arts festival which has been taking place for the last 17 years in seven cities across North America attracting 500 to 60,000 people.
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.