Support and Leadership Opportunities for Jerusalem Youth

Jan 12, 2022
MECA supports the Youth Leadership Program at the Madaa Creative Center in Silwan, East Jerusalem, one of many psychosocial initiatives for children, youth, and families. As Israel continues its multiple...
Stories of Our Work

Thank you and Happy New Year!

Jan 04, 2022
Life in East Jerusalem is very hard for Palestinian children who face violent Israeli settlers, soldiers, and the possibility of being arrested or losing their homes. MECA’s partner Madaa Silwan—and...
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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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Mona Hajjar Halaby Book Launch!

Aug 26, 2021
“In My Mother’s Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home” Virtual Event -- Thursday, August 26: 5-6:30pm PT / 8-9:30pm ET FREE, Register Now! Join Middle East Children’s Alliance to...

VIDEO: “Determined to Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village” Virtual Book Launch!

Jun 28, 2021
? Silwan is a Palestinian village just outside the ancient walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. "Determined to Stay" is the moving story of its people in the face of occupation....
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Virtual Book Launch for Silwan! “Determined to Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village”

May 23, 2021
MECA is thrilled to invite you to this special event focusing on Silwan, East Jerusalem! MECA staff member Jody Sokolower is the author of the soon to be released Determined...

SF, CA: Resistance Until Liberation Protest

May 22, 2021
Join MECA at this protest supporting Palestinian liberation! 11 am 16th & Mission St, SF March to Civic Center 1 pm Rally Civic center, SF SPONSORED BY: NorCal Islamic Council...

San Francisco Protest for Palestine

May 15, 2021
Saturday May 15th in San Francisco 2pm: PROTEST at 16th & Valencia FB event Page - please share! As we approach the anniversary of the Nakba, the colonization of Palestine and...