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.
According to the Gallup Organization, the percentage of young Muslims who say faith is important (77%) is roughly similar to the proportion of young Protestants (74%).Yet, walk into most Masjids, and you’ll find few Muslims between the ages of 10 and 30. Here are ways to attract and retain more young Muslim attendees.
Even with a job and summer school, the summer weeks can and should be marked by fun and frolic, balanced with a growing sense of responsibility as young adults. Here are a couple of ideas for tweens and teens.
Step away from the Wii console, put down the MP3 player you paid too much money for and don’t waste another half hour watching a TV playing nothing but reruns for the next three months. Instead, get up and get out. Into nature, that is.
Youth in the United States refers to Americans between the ages of 10 and 18. While these years have traditionally been considered a time of tumult, change and difficulty, according to the statistics below, there is also some good news.
While a job or summer school may be necessary during the summer for many teenagers, that doesn't mean the season can't be more meaningful and memorable. Here's a sample summer weekly schedule that can help.
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.