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World Social Forum free Palestine youth leaders delegation

The WSF defines itself as  an open meeting place where social movements, networks, NGOs and other civil society organizations come together to pursue their thinking, to debate ideas democratically, formulate proposals, share their experiences freely, and network for effective action. Read More »

Gaza Message,Palestinian youth Program, AFSC

Popular Achievement Festival 2012

“I hope i will live with them, Not only hear about them”
American Friends Service Committee – Gaza Office

A message from Gazans in Rachel Corrie’s Memory

a message from Gazans in Rachel Corrie’s Memory

Palestinians in Gaza send a message in memory of American activist Rachel Corrie, in support of the global boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel. “Your voice counts” says Eman Sourani, demanding justice for Rachel and for the many  other Palestinians killed, injured or made homeless during Israel house demolitions.

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Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Building Bridges, Networks and Expertise Across Sectors

Craig Zelizer

Check out the discussion ‘Award: Sony World Photography Awards 2013 – Youth’
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Call for Applications

2012 Between the Lines Program: The Writing Experience at the University of Iowa

Application Deadline: February 13, 2012

In cooperation with the prestigious International Writing Program (IWP) and Iowa Young Writers Studio (IYWS), ECA’s Cultural Programs Division is pleased to announce that the fifth session of Between the Lines (BTL) will take place July 14-28, 2012.  This two-week cultural exchange program will host 12 writers ages 16-19 from Arabic-speaking countries in the Middle East and North Africa for a two-week residency at the University of Iowa from July 14-28, 2012.  The students will be accompanied by 2 adult chaperones, also from Arabic-speaking countries, to and from an overseas departure city to be determined. Read More »

Palestinian U.N. Bid: U.S. Should Press for Peace, Not Punishment

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Joint Statement of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), and the Quaker United Nations Office in New York (QUNO)

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