There’s a void that needs to be filled, a path that needs to be paved, a balance that needs to be established. And we’re here to do that.
The word “fraternity” or “brotherhood” translates to the word akhuwwa in Arabic. Brotherhood is an extremely powerful force that has been recognized in the Islamic tradition as a catalyst for good. The potential that a young man has to bring benefit to a society is great, but the potential that a group of young men under a unified banner and mission has the ability to change their society forever.
The job of many Muslim student organizations that are already on college campuses is to serve as a hub for Muslim life on campus, which is a large task in and of itself. Thus, many of these organizations are not able to successfully tap into the potential of strong brotherhood and intensive personal development in a way that the fraternity model can.
The founding members told The Independent that the idea started as a joke, but developed into a full-fledged frat that hopes to that modern Muslim college students could have an organic college experience..
Members of Alif Laam Meem, the founding chapter of the new Alpha Lambda Mu Fraternity, held signs that said "Muslims Say No to Domestic Violence" and "Muslims Say Yes to Women's Rights"…
The believers are but brothers, so make settlement between your brothers. And fear Allah that you may receive mercy.