Meet Your Neighbor
Welcome To An Opportunity To Meet Your Neighbors
In this section of the site you will find links to exchange programs and university groups offering interfaith experiences or overseas encounters in Muslim countries. You will also find information about a movement called "20,000 Dialogues" that is taking place all over the country. People are gathering together to learn more about Islam and meet with Muslims in their communities. We invite you to find a dialogue near you. You can also watch the videos above of American Muslims telling their own stories about what it's like to be Muslim in America.
Where Do Muslims Live in the World?
Where do Muslims live in the world? The answer is everywhere! See a world map that indicates the percentage of Muslims in many countries around the world. The more intense the color, the larger the percentage of Muslims in those areas.
Every day our world continues to grow closer together through the internet, global news media, artistic and cultural programs, technological cooperation, international commerce, and other avenues. Yet there's nothing like direct personal contact to help us overcome distance to learn more about the diverse cultures, faith traditions, and worldviews that make up the human experience.
Student life beyond the classroom is an important part of the collegiate experience at each of the roughly 2,600 accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States. A host of student-run organizations cater to the interests and needs of students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Programs are designed for political activism, community service, arts activities, sports, and various hobbies.