We work at the grassroots level throughout the Muslim World to counter violent extremism before it takes hold, to promote tolerance and understanding, and to foster better relations with the United States.
Our friends at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization are seeking applicants for the Zahi Khouri Fellowship Program. See details here:
The Zahi Khouri Fellowship (ZKF) program provides Palestinian American students and graduates the experience of professional development in Palestine in the fields of education, youth/female empowerment and economic development based on a psychosocial and multigenerational approach. Based at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO), an American non-profit based in Nablus, Fellows will have the unique opportunity to work with a leading institution in community development.
Mission: The Zahi Khouri Fellowship enables talented and motivated Palestinian Americans to contribute to and learn from the next generation of Palestinians living in the most underprivileged areas of Nablus. The efforts of ZKF recipients, managed by Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, offer huge benefits to the community, including:
• educational programming for children and women that help participants develop tangible skills for life and work, while also becoming healthier, more self-confident, and hopeful about fulfilling their own potential.
• person-to-person contact across divides of age, socio-economic status, religion, gender, and culture. TYO
• essential skills such as creativity, constructive communication, identity building, and problem solving that will help the participants become catalysts and leaders for a peaceful and prosperous future in the Middle East.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014 Number of Fellowships awarded: 1-2
Interested applicants should send their CV and a detailed cover letter demonstrating qualifications and interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2014.