Category Archive for: Community

Jusoor Wins TAKREEM Award

(November 28, 2017, New York) TAKREEM was founded to celebrate such Arab men and women who are each making history in their own way. Following Beirut, Doha, Manama, Paris, Marrakesh and Cairo, the 2017 TAKREEM Award Ceremony was held in Amman-Jordan on November 25, 2017 in presence of HM Queen Noor Al Hussein as well as members…

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Let’s join hands this Giving Tuesday

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, Next Tuesday, November 28th, is Giving Tuesday. It’s a global day where nonprofits around the world rally their supporters to give. On this occasion, 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 you each…

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Latest News from Jusoor

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, Our Fifth Annual Global Conference took place on October 14th in Toronto. Titled #RefugeesWelcome: Canada’s Response to the Syrian Crisis and the Road Ahead, it brought together a global community of organizations, companies, and individuals to share learning and exchange perspectives on what is working and where there are gaps in…

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Jusoor Releases Practical Guide for Establishing Remedial Education for Refugee Programs

Dear Friends, This past month, we launched a “Help a Syrian Student Stay in School” Ramadan campaign on LaunchGood – and we wanted to thank all of our new friends and donors for making it a huge success. We raised $15,830.00—in amounts that ranged from $1 to $2000. Please take a look at our video…

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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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HIGHER EDUCATION RESPONSE TO SYRIAN CRISIS

JUSOOR-IIE PARTNERSHIP BRINGS 18 SYRIAN WOMEN TO AMERICAN AND CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES San Francisco and New York, September 14, 2016 – Non-profits Jusoor and the Institute of International Education (IIE) have launched the “100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives” Scholarship Program for Syrian university women to resume their studies despite ongoing conflict in their home country.…

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100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives Scholarship Recipients

Dear Jusoor friends and family, We are delighted to share with you an update about a special program we started last year, entitled “100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives.” Jusoor and the Institute of International Education (IIE) launched this program to support Syrian women to resume their higher education despite the conflict in Syria. The…

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Summer updates about Jusoor’s programs

Dear Jusoor friends and family, This summer we’ve been working tirelessly on renovating the Jurrahiyeh school-in-a-tent for Syria children in time for the start of the school year. The new school will be safer, warmer, and better equipped – a place that is a true refuge for the children. This project is done in collaboration with…

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