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Teach Palestine website now live!

Feb 19, 2019
MECA is very excited that our Teach Palestine website, a collaborative project by and for K-12 teachers and educators who are bringing Palestine into their classrooms, is now live and...
Stories of Our Work

MECA is hiring! Apply now to be our Palestine Project Assistant

Feb 14, 2019
Job Announcement: MECA Palestine Project Assistant The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment...
Stories of Our Work

Thank you San Antonio, Texas!

Feb 14, 2019
In October, MECA supporter Judy Norman, philosophy professor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, Jewish Voice for Peace-San Antonio, and other members of the university and community organized “A...
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Berkeley, CA: Film screening “1948: Creation & Catastrophe”

Feb 11, 2019
This film is an opportunity to make sense of what is happening in Israel-Palestine today Post Screening Q&A with the filmmakers Saturday February 23, 2019 6:00 - 8:30 PM The...
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VIDEO: Classroom at Atfaluna School for the Deaf sponsored in memory of David Halaby

Jan 16, 2019
In September 2017, Joining Hands, a group of Bay Area women who support projects for women and children in Palestine, held an event to raise funds to sponsor a classroom...
Stories of Our Work

Meet the children attending classes for refugees in Lebanon

Jan 14, 2019
MECA supports the Children of Al-Jalil Center (CJC) to provide academic classes, sports, psychological support, and humanitarian relief for Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Read the stories of a...
Stories of Our Work

Visit with me in Palestine

Dec 29, 2018
I live in Palestine with my husband and two small children so I get to see MECA's work here firsthand. I’d like to share a little bit about my life...
Stories of Our Work

10 Inspiring Photos of Resilience in 2018

Dec 18, 2018
You might sometimes wonder how children grow up with so much violence and deprivation in their lives. But again and again, we're amazed at the resilience of children and the...
Stories of Our Work