Monthly Archives: May 2010


Bon voyage, ya Imad!

TYO Volunteer Coordinator, Imad Mansour, is en route to Rio de Janeiro today for the third UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum! He’s there as the co-project coordinator of Kalimatina (working alongside TYO colleague Chelsey Berlin) – an exciting new TYO initiative that has taken our internship program to a new level in the realm of intercultural dialogue. Kalimatina was funded by the UN AOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund in January 2010. Here’s what the UN says about the fund: In 2009, over 530 applications from 99 countries on all continents were submitted to the Youth Solidarity Fund. A total of 18 Continue reading…


Press Conference with Imad

Last weekend my class played several question games to build on our activities focusing on observing the world through the five senses. To put all the question brainstorming to work we invited TYO staff member, Imad, to a “press conference,” which you can watch below! Duha: What’s your name? Imad: My name is Imad Mansour. Ibrahim: How are you? Imad: Thanks be to God, very good. Mohammed H: How old are you? Imad: 26, minus a little. Ayasar: Where do you live? Imad: I live in al-Dhahiyya, in Nablus. Rihanna: What do you do? Imad: I am the volunteer coordinator Continue reading…


Triple Exposure: Story-telling with Mira Dabit

Check out the latest post from Triple Exposure Coordinator Doris on Last week, the Triple Exposure photography and film-making class was delighted to welcome Mira Dabit to the TYO Nablus center. Mira, a self-proclaimed “storyteller,” has worked with youth in the West Bank and Europe for years, giving workshops on both the art of Palestinian folkloric storytelling and on personal self-expression and narrative-building… Related posts:Triple Exposure Blog: Beyond labelsWorld Water Day 2011: Views on water from TYO kidsMaking Change Click


Triple Exposure: Spring 2010 in photos

Check out the latest post from Triple Exposure Coordinator Doris on “The Spring 2010 session of Triple Exposure in photos: Related posts:New Triple Exposure workshop – Notes from Nablus – BalataPhoto of the DayFraming Critical Issues in Nablus