The Amal Project scholarship for Palestinians just announced

Sixteen Minutes to Palestine

Earlier this year, we reported on the recent activities of The Amal Project, a little Chicago-based initiative making big moves. Today, The Amal Project launched its website and its new call-out for a community-funded scholarship.

The Amal Project was founded in February with the purpose of helping to empower Palestinian youth. The goal was to raise money for one scholarship award to be donated, as a surprise, of course, to a student who had inspired the coordinators of The Amal Project. But the diligence and urgency and concern that the community displayed in building the scholarship fund told The Amal Project’s coordinators that our communities are ready to invest in the youth. What began as an attempt to empower one youth quickly became a sustained project meant to inspire and empower all youth.

That’s the hope, at least — the amal, if you will.

Now that The…

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