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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 26, 2018

Global Institute Wrap-Up

“I’ve realized that we can do so much more than we thought we could do, before we got here” – David P., Jewish, Jerusalem 10 days of intense dialogue, workshops, skill building, and new interactions helped form a new wave of young leaders. Our 2018 Global Institute graduates are ready…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 18, 2018

Global Institute – Day 10: Service and Graduation

‘With great power comes great responsibility.’ This recognized saying has been at the forefront of conversation throughout the week, as our youth discussed what it means to be a leader and the responsibility and obligation that come with leadership. As the participants accepted their Certificate of Achievement in recognition of…
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Global InstituteJerusalem
July 18, 2018

Global Institute – Day 8: Legislative Prep

The excitement level today was sky high, as the kids prepared for a highlight of the Global Institute; tomorrow’s Advocacy day. All the leadership and advocacy training that they have gained over the course of the past week will come into play when they take the lead and advocate on…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 16, 2018

K4P on Capitol Hill Today – Advocacy for Peace

Today on Capitol Hill, 50 young Israeli, Palestinian and American youth from Kids4Peace are meeting with 40 Republican and Democratic offices in the House and Senate to request US investment in grassroots peacebuilding efforts. As beneficiaries of a FY2015 USAID Conflict Management and Mitigation grant, Jerusalem youth will share the…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 15, 2018

Global Institute – Day 6: Our Muslim Family

This morning we were joined by Islamic Society of North America to hear about the Muslim-American community and the work that they do to create change in the US. An issue that ISNA is very passionate about and involved in is climate change. Colin, the representative from ISNA, explained that…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 13, 2018

Global Institute – Day 4: Baltimore

Today, we traveled down to Baltimore, where we were joined by youth from Communities United to interact and engage with them. Together, we participate in multiple sessions and tours around Baltimore. Interacting with other youth, who are working towards creating change regarding equality and race in Baltimore, the kids saw…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 13, 2018

Global Institute – Day 3: United States Institute of Peace

If one event could fully capture and brilliantly tie together all that our youth have been working on and learning throughout the Global Institute and with Kids4Peace so far, our event today with the US Institute of Peace did just that. The event was comprised of three aspects; a panel,…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 11, 2018

Global Institute – Day 2: Public Narrative

Mawish Raza, our very own Communications Manager, started off the morning by leading a workshop on public narrative and the importance of sharing your story. She introduced the workshop by sharing her own story, providing the youth with an example of how one story can inspire others. Mawish emphasized the…
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Global InstituteJerusalemSummer 2018
July 10, 2018

Global Institute – Day 1: Social Entrepreneurship

We kicked of the global institute today and so far it’s been a major success. The morning was spent familiarizing ourselves with one another and discussing guidelines that formed our community agreement; an agreement that will allow our time together to be productive and respectful on all accounts. We took…
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BlogGlobal Institute
September 21, 2016

Global Institute 2016

For eight days in July, a delegation of 28 Palestinian, Israeli and American youth met in Washington, DC, for an intensive program in advocacy and social action.  Check out this day-by-day report!   Day #1 The first full day at the Global Institute was an exciting and busy one. Starting…
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BlogGlobal Institute
August 17, 2016

Learning To Connect

When I first applied for an internship at Kids4Peace, I anticipated a unique experience that would allow me to try new things while practicing writing and photography, two hobbies of mine. In school I have taken photography classes for two years, and writing has always been something I enjoy. Coming…
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BlogGlobal InstituteHome Page
May 24, 2016

K4P Leadership Youth Meet Diplomats

by Hana, K4P Jerusalem Media Intern Last Thursday Kids4Peace Jerusalem’s Leadership youth (9th graders), met with diplomats from the US Consulate, the US Embassy, and USAID. The session started with each diplomat giving a brief presentation, explaining their jobs and responsibilities. Some of their positions are more political, linked to…
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