While cutting back on media use is essential, so is learning how to effectively engage these new tools for the good of families and kids. While we should be rightly concerned about things like sexting and illicit content, we cannot deny the power of tools like FaceTime and Skype, along with countless other online platforms, to do good. Social media, and media in general, can be used to build faith and family ties. Here are some suggestions.
With American teens today spending nine hours on all kinds of media (that’s more than even sleeping!), it’s time for us to step in and take action. These are some short- and long-term strategies for handling youth media overuse.
Television and media in general can dominate our lives and take us away from real life if we're not careful. The key is finding meaningful activities that will benefit us and others to replace them. Here are nine alternative activities to television and media in general.
Television and television programming are a prime source of entertainment, especially for young people. With today's plethora of channels and programs, it is critical to manage teleivsion viewing, especially for our youth, since there is so much harmful content, along with some good. These are 21 suggested ways you can do that.
As temperatures soar and sweat pours down our faces this summer, it is essential to remember this: protect your eyes, and I am not talking about wearing sunglasses. I'm talking about lowering our gazes.
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.