dating http://kalw.org en Finding a life mate, Muslim-style http://kalw.org/post/finding-life-mate-muslim-style-0 <p></p><p>Finding a life companion can sometimes be easy, like when you meet someone at work, at school, or at an event. But more often than not, it’s hard – especially when you come from a conservative culture where arranged marriages and parent involvement in choosing a spouse are common. Sixty-three percent of Muslims in America are first generation immigrants, and come with strong value sets that are not very compatible with the American dating scene.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 23:43:46 +0000 Hana Baba 39617 at http://kalw.org Finding a life mate, Muslim-style Initiative to educate kids on healthy relationships arrives at Oakland middle schools http://kalw.org/post/initiative-educate-kids-healthy-relationships-arrives-oakland-middle-schools <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s 7:</span>55am<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at United for Success Middle School in Oakland’s </span>Fruitvale<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> district. Students are roaming the halls to avoid entering their classrooms. Talk of birthdays, high school classes, and juicy gossip are being shared in these last few minutes before first period.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:05:55 +0000 Carmen Elster 28176 at http://kalw.org Initiative to educate kids on healthy relationships arrives at Oakland middle schools