Do the downtrodden and dispossessed of the world need help, education, a hand up, a stiffer back, or more understanding? Just how big of a problem is misunderstanding anyway? And is it true? Do people of different cultures and background need different things? Join the Optimistic Muslim as he talks to Shahina Siddiqui, Executive Director of The Islamic Social Services Association of the US and Canada, board member of the Canadian Council on American-islamic Relations, and principal author of Women Friendly Mosques: Working Together to Reclaim Our Heritage, about the challenges of social work in the real and changing world we live in today, and the changes we need to make in our faiths and ourselves to make it work better, together.