Light on the 'Ummah: Connected But Disconnected

Family Road Show
We live in an age of technology; today we are more connected than we have ever been before… Yet it seems that we are more connected to things around us, the more disconnected we have become form ourselves, friends, family, society, in fact disconnected from our purpose and reality. We have become drowned in a sea of information and individuality, where fulfilling our own needs as taken an unprecedented toll on society and the world around us. Almost half of the world…

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Jeewan Chanicka of Canada has been involved in working with youth, education, and social services for the past 15 years. He graduated with his BA with honors in individualized studies at York University with a focus on conflict resolution and culturally appropriate forms of mediation, and completed his BEd at the University of Toronto. He also studied Arabic at Al-Diwan Institute in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently pursuing his master's degree in education at York University. His focus has been working with at-risk youth both in and out of the school system.

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