Palestinian cohesion

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Palestinian youth defy borders to re-unite

January 25, 2015

Palestinian youth defy borders to re-unite

Palestinians from West Bank and 1948 areas have their first meeting across borders

Palestinian cohesion

Asrar, Khalil and team participate in the Amman meeting organized through the Together for Change Project, Nov 2013.

Young Palestinians are divided across space—some in the West Bank, others in the Gaza Strip, and still others in the 1948 areas—but through AFSC’s Together for Change Project, they are unifying their voices to influence community leaders and policymakers.  

Last month in Amman, Jordan, some gathered together in a room, while others joined virtually from Gaza. After three days discussing where to focus their energy, they decided to focus on freedom of movement and access, and the Palestinian identity.

Meet three of the youth who attended:

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