US Muslim youth gather at New Horizons meet

Annual event looks to bridge Islamic faith with the struggles and pressures faced by American youths
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Sheikh Mikaeel Abdur Rahman speaks to Muslim youths during the 2nd annual New Horizons gathering on June 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City (Getty Images)
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Muslim youths participate in the 2nd annual New Horizons gathering on June 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Getty Images)
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New Horizons, which is associated with the Muslim Alliance of New York, looks to bridge the Islamic faith with the struggles and pressures facing American youths (Getty Images)
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The one day event features a variety of speakers and artists who address everything from gender relations, Islam and Facebook to college finance (Getty Images)
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Muslim youths pray during the 2nd annual New Horizons gathering on June 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City (Getty Images)
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Muslim youths pray during the 2nd annual New Horizons gathering on June 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City (Getty Images)
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According to itsir website, New Horizons is an annual Islamic conference that is designed to enlighten, empower, and awaken the Muslim youth by bringing quality speakers, live entertainment, and informative workshops all under one house (Getty Images)
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Muslim women participate in the 2nd annual New Horizons gathering on June 5, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City (Getty Images)