Update with Photos and Videos of MECA’s Emergency work in Palestine & Lebanon

May 23, 2020
Health worker in Gaza tries on Personal Protective Equipment Thank you to the hundreds of supporters who contributed to MECA’s pandemic relief efforts. We wanted to let you know what...
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Nakba Reflection: The spirit of resistance

May 15, 2020
Palestinians—in Palestine and throughout the world—and allies commemorate the Nakba this week. Because of the pandemic, many people must stay sheltered, but as usual they find their ways to mark...

The “Deal of the Century” is No Deal for Children

Feb 09, 2020
The so-called “Deal of the Century” tells Palestinian children, “You will never live as free people in your own land.” The “Deal of the Century” solidifies the brutal conditions Palestinians...
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Eyewitness Account: MECA Projects in Lebanon

Jan 20, 2020
By Patrick O'Neill, Bookkeeper and Administrative Coordinator Shortly after completing my first year at the Middle East Children’s Alliance, I was presented the opportunity to see firsthand some of the...
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Oakland, CA: From Athens to the Bay: A Transnational Discussion about Education in Exile

Jan 20, 2020
A fundraiser in solidarity with Palestinian refugees and activists in Greece Sunday February 2, 7-9 pm Reem's Cafe 3301 E 12th St #133, Oakland (in Fruitvale Village plaza, beneath Fruitvale...
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MECA’s work makes me think of my mother

Dec 19, 2019
You probably wouldn’t guess that I consider myself fortunate to have grown up in a Palestinian refugee camp. Although the conditions were horrible, the children were fortunate because the women...
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A Request for my 91st Birthday – from Noam Chomsky

Nov 27, 2019
Make a donation to MECA by December 7 for my birthday Dear Friend of MECA, On Saturday, December 7, I’ll be turning ninety-one. Back in 1969, when I wrote my...
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Teach Palestine Project Takes K-12 Educators to Palestine

Oct 05, 2019
The Teacher Trip to Palestine delegation meets with youth and staff at Madaa Creative Center in Silwan, East Jerusalem CREDIT: Alvin Rosales This trip, this experience, was essential to my...
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