Palestinians Fight For Their Village: Virtual Brunch in Solidarity with Silwan

Dec 05, 2021
Last summer, Palestinians and pro-Palestinian activists worldwide rose up to defend Silwan and other villages in East Jerusalem from Israeli bulldozers. Silwan is out of the headlines, but the battle...

Message from Naomi Shihab Nye “The right to learn and imagine”

Nov 30, 2021
Children reading new books that MECA staff shipped to Gaza from the West Bank Dear Friend of MECA, As you may know, I am a Palestinian-American writer and teacher. I...
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TAKE ACTION: Palestinian school demolished & you can help

Nov 11, 2021
Take Action now! Send a letter to congress and protect Palestinian children's right to education Dear MECA friends and supporters, Please help protect Palestinians’ right to education and ensure that...
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After Demolition, Palestinians Call for Protection of Threatened Schools in the Jordan Valley

Nov 01, 2021
Demolition of two classrooms for Palestinian children in the Jordan Valley on October 25, 2021 Last week at 5 PM on Monday, October 25, 2021, Israeli occupation soldiers raided the...
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Edward Said Library, Silwan Branch: A Home for All in the Midst of Home Demolitions

Sep 17, 2021
Children in the reading club All of the children from Batn el-Hawa neighborhood [in Silwan East Jerusalem] are under the risk of forced displacement by home demolitions… or homes being...
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Sajd, IT Student

Apr 05, 2021
We want you to hear directly from one of the 140 students who are receiving a scholarship this year to study at the university: Sajd was born in 2001 in...
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Take Action: Stop the Demolition of Palestinian Schools!

Jan 26, 2021
Take Action! Save 2 Palestinian Schools from Demolition Email Congress NOW Two Palestinian schools are targeted for demolition and Congress can save these schools— now is the time to take...

We need your support to keep fighting back

Dec 29, 2020
As a Palestinian-American educator and parent, I am deeply committed to bringing Palestine into our classrooms. I want my own children, other Palestinian children, their teachers and classmates to know...
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