The Prom, for many teenagers is the ultimate event of their teenage lives. It is the transition to adulthood. It is possibly the last time all of a youth's high school friends will be together at a formal school event.
Public school teachers can range from friendly and sympathetic to the needs of your Muslim child, to hostile. While most fall in the former category, it is critical that Muslim parents learn how to work with their children's teachers for a better public school experience for their kids.
The Muslim community must plan for the future, and this implies taking up positions in a wide array of fields from where to project a positive intellectual, economic and political impact on our community, and society as a whole.
As concerned Muslim parents, we - not the schools - have the ultimate responsibility for our children's education, and we cannot afford to abdicate this responsibility. With this in mind, there are several things we can do to protect our children against false information.
Yahiya Emerick, a prolific author and seasoned Muslim school teacher, offers a candid view of the problems faced by Muslim schools in the United States, along with an explanation of why these institutions are so necessary.
Public schools offer Muslims a unique opportunity to share information about Islam with teachers and students not familiar with our faith. Here are ways to do that effectively through standard practices and projects in most school systems.
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.
Justice for All is actively engaged in partnership building, interfaith dialogue and advocacy for human rights, peace and justice.