Monthly Archives: March 2009
A participant in the Morning Program enjoys playing with clay in the sun. Related posts:Photo of the DayPhoto of the DayPhoto of the Day: Teacher Training!
Nablus has had a profound and often turbulent history. It is a city with an inextinguishable fire: a bastion of Palestinian tradition and culture, boasting a history rich with civic engagement in government and the economy. It is this unique spirit that continues to draw me back to Nablus, and it is the depth of the work that can be done here that enjoins me to stay. Program Coordinator Chelsey Berlin comments on Nablus, childhood and resiliency. The full text is available here published by the Middle East Institute, a Washington, DC based non-partisan research organization dealing with the Middle Continue reading…
TYO participants mix clay in their afternoon Art class. Related posts:An Unexpected Finale to a Night OutNew Photo Story on the Triple Exposure website!Photo of the Day: Happy Birthday Imad!
TYO Volunteers embroider keychains with initals to sell in order to raise funds for their upcoming trip to Jericho. Related posts:TYO Volunteers Enjoy a Day in TulkarmPhoto of the Day: LocococoPhoto of the Day
TYO Volunteers prepare flowers for their mothers before TYO’s Mother’s Day Celebration on March 21, 2009. Related posts:PHOTOs: Anatomy of Face PaintingPhoto of the Day: Ready, Set, Go!Hani Masri at Clinton Global Initiative planning retreat
Sports Teacher Haitham Okeh works on hand-eye coordination and good posture during this basketball clinic for the Afternoon Core Program. Related posts:Photo of the Day: Paint Party!Two Heads are Better than One!
Psychosocial and Program Specialist Suhad Jabi encourages the Morning Program participants to get their hands dirty during a free play activity on Tuesday. Related posts:Photo of the Day: Abraham’s Path Group visits TYOPhoto of the DayTwo Heads are Better than One!
TYO volunteers surprise their peer Salam Joudeh with a birthday party. Salam began volunteering with TYO at the beginning of the Spring 2009 Session. She is part of the TYO Tutoring Program in which university-aged students provide homework help and positive role models to disadvantaged schoolchildren. Salam studies French at An Najah University in Nablus. Related posts:Mr. Zahi Khoury Tours TYO CenterPhoto of the Day: Parachute Training!!Photo of the Day: Teacher Training!
TYO participants enjoying free time in the atrium before the Afternoon Core Program begins. Related posts:New Photo of the Week on the Triple Exposure blog!Photo of the DayWhen We Grow Up…
Tomorrow’s Youth Organization works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members. An American non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, TYO opened its first center in Nablus, West Bank, Palestine in March 2008, and plans to open a second center in 2009. We pursue our mission through a community-based approach to early childhood development and youth service learning. All TYO activities, programs, events, and operations are thoughtfully designed to favor the psychosocial well-being of our community. This blog hopes to provide a versatile, interactive and informal Continue reading…