After living in a Muslim neighborhood and attending Islamic activities regularly, teens in many cases will develop a friendship with other Muslims their age. Help them establish a youth group, not just to learn about Islam, but to go to the amusement park together, go swimming, etc.
Have meetings at members' houses on a weekly or bimonthly basis.
S/he keeps materials organized and in good condition.
Sound Vision has talked to parents, Imams, activists and Muslims who have grown up in the West to ask what are some practical things parents can do to help Muslim teens maintain their Deen.Get this group involved in useful work like cleaning up litter around the Masjid or visiting senior citizens' homes.This group must have parental supervision, although teens' decision-making powers should not be interfered with unless really necessary. Monitoring what everyone watches simply means taking care to remind and help everyone avoid shows which depict sex, violence and encourage un Islamic activities.Equip your home with an Islamic library with books, video and audio cassettes about various aspects of Islam, catering to everyone's age and interests.If 13-year-old Bilal likes adventure novels, for example, make sure you have a couple of Islamic adventure books Get one of your teens to be the librarian.Respecting your teen means not treating them like inept babies, but like maturing adults, not talking down to them or humiliating and insulting them.