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SF, CA: Cairo Cabaret benefit for MECA

Nov 25, 2019
Cairo Cabaret: Celebrating Live Arabic Music and Improvisational Dance in the Heart of San Francisco Facebook event Many thanks to the artists for making the December Cairo Cabaret a benefit...

Berkeley, CA: Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar

Nov 04, 2019
Two days only! Saturday, December 7, 10am-5pm Sunday, December 8, 11am-3pm Facebook event A unique display of items from Palestine: award-winning Olive Oil, Pottery, Olive Wood Products, Embroidery, Shawls &...

VIDEO: New Backpacks for Palestinian Children in Gaza

Sep 30, 2019
Stories of Our Work

SF, CA: Report Back: K-12 Teacher Trip to Palestine!

Sep 25, 2019
MECA’s Teach Palestine Project organized an amazing delegation of elementary, middle and high school teachers to Palestine this summer. The goal was to learn about Palestine firsthand, explore connections to...

Welcome Waed Abbas, Palestine Projects Assistant

Sep 20, 2019
MECA is excited to welcome Waed Abbas to the MECA staff! Waed’s family is from the Old City of Jerusalem. She has years of experience in human rights, development, and...
Stories of Our Work

Volunteer Corner: Nawal Tamimi

Sep 18, 2019
By Nawal Tamimi, Volunteer Coordinator As the Volunteer Coordinator for the Middle East Children’s Alliance, it always does my heart good to see people give their time to help the...
Person of the month Stories of Our Work

Berkeley, CA: Noura Erakat “Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine”

Sep 11, 2019
NOURA ERAKAT, celebrating her new book, "Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine" Tuesday, November 12, 7pm, Berkeley In Conversation with Lara Kiswani Berkeley City College Auditorium Tuesday,...

Trip to the Homeland

Jul 25, 2019
Guest post from Mohamad Amin, a long-time supporter of MECA's work We just had a fabulous and historic trip to the Homeland in Palestine that has been in the making...