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Jusoor’s Fifth Annual Global Conference

As the Syrian conflict enters its 7th year, thousands of Syrians have been forced to flee their homes for refuge in other countries. Since November 2015, Canada has resettled 40,000 Syrian refugees into Canada. Jusoor’s Fifth Annual Global Conference focuses on Canada’s response to the Syrian crisis. Our aim is to provide a space for…

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Opportunities for Syrian Entrepreneurs, Students, Teachers, and More

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, This month, we’re excited to announce opportunities for Syrian entrepreneurs, new ways to support Syrian scholars, training for teachers, and more. Applications Open: Jusoor’s 2017 Entrepreneurship Competition For all Syrian entrepreneurs who want to develop their idea, acquire skills in entrepreneurship, prepare for accelerators and seed investors, and win financial…

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SYRIAN STUDENTS CONTINUE TO MAKE AN IMPACT ON U.S. CAMPUSES

Higher Education Response to the Syrian Crisis San Francisco, March 9, 2017 – One year after Jusoor and the Institute of International Education (IIE) launched the “100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives” Scholarship Program, sixteen Syrian women have successfully completed their first semester and are thriving at some of the most prestigious universities in the…

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Meet the People You Helped Last Year

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, Last year was a remarkable year of growth for Jusoor. We launched new scholarships, formed new partnerships, and helped children throughout Lebanon prepare for entry into the public school system. We would like you to meet a few of the people that we were able to support through your generosity.…

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University Statements on US Executive Order

The response from US universities to the Executive Order issued on January 27, 2017 has been heartening. Here is a select list of statements issued by universities:

New Year, New Opportunities

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, As we enter this new year, we continue to find ways to support our students and teachers, and we celebrate the amazing opportunities our entrepreneurs have created for others. IDRF-YPC Launches Training for Jusoor’s Teachers, Focused on Students with Special Needs Through a Skate for Syria event and crowd-funding campaign,…

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Latest news from Jusoor

Dear Jusoor friends and family, We are happy to share with you our latest news and invite you to join hands with us by taking action and making a donation. Half of Jusoor’s annual operating budget is covered by individual donations, and the greatest number of these falls between $21 and $50. Yes, $21-$50 given…

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Latest News From Jusoor

Dear Jusoor friends and family, Almost six months have passed since our meeting in Berlin at the Jusoor Fourth Annual Conference, which took place last June. We are happy to share with you some of the positive outcomes of that gathering and to announce that the Fifth Annual Conference will take place in Toronto at…

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Giving Tuesday

Dear Friends, Next Tuesday, November 29th, is Giving Tuesday. It’s a global day where nonprofits around the world rally their supporters to give. This year, on Giving Tuesday, Jusoor is organizing a $100,000 campaign to support Syrian children and youth. And we need your help! Our goal is to do this all through crowdfunding, where…

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Fall Updates

Dear Jusoor friends and family, We are very happy with how this year is wrapping up and look forward to a coming one of renewed partnerships and more opportunities for Syrian children and youth. Here are some updates on our latest happenings: Jusoor’s 2015 Annual Report is Out We are also happy to share with…

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