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Teach the Middle East Youth Forum

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Teach the Middle East Youth Forum involved 250 middle and high school students from Oregon and SW Washington and mirrored the content of the Educator Conference with many interesting age appropriate and action sessions such as, Being Youth in Today’s Iran, Covered Women, Uncovered, Stereotypes and Folk Dances of the Middle East.

Students came as delegation of ten with a mission to learn about the Middle East and return to their schools with a Middle East Action Plan to share.


The following videos are available for viewing:
•Take Action With Mercy Corps Global Citizen Corps, an international youth leadership program that brings together students from many countries to tack action on issues of poverty, hunger, climate change, conflict and more.
• Israel: History Society, Culture with Dr. Natan Meir and Dr. Michael Weingrad of Portland State University and
• Palestinian Embroidery Tells a story with Feryal Abbasi –Ghnaim, artist and folktale expert.

Video Files

Teach the World
Fri, 01/01/2010

Teach the Middle East - Palestinian Embroidery

Palestinian Embroidery Tells a Story with Feryal Abbasi –Ghnaim, artist and folktale expert. Watch Video ››

Teach the World
Tue, 12/01/2009

Teach the Middle East - Introduction

The Youth Forum Keynote video features a session with Greg Tuke and Amie Wells of Mercy Corps entitled Take Action With Global Citizen Corps, an international youth leadership program that brings together students from many countries to tack action on issues of poverty, hunger, climate change, conflict and more. Watch Video ››

Teach the World
Tue, 12/01/2009

Teach the Middle East - Israel History

Israel: History Society, Culture with Dr. Natan Meir and Dr. Michael Weingrad of Portland State University. Watch Video ››



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